Gerard Musy  (Swiss, 1959) 

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Gerard Musy Biography
1959   Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
1983   Started photographing New York at night
1986   BA degree, Université de Genève, Switzerland
1987 - 1991   Lives and works in New York, collaborations with HARPER’S BAZAAR, VANITY FAIR, DETAILS, SPLASH, SPORTSWEAR, etc.
  Lives and works in Paris, France
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Lustres & Lamées, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris, France
2012   Projection de Leaves, Nuit de la Photo, Biennale au Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
2011   Leaves Wandering Days, Schwartzenbach Weinbau, Zürich, Switzerland / galerie NeC, Paris, France (solo)
2010   Sexy X-mas, Galerie Andata/Ritorno, Genève, Switzerland
2010   Queens Shuffle, galerie NeC, Paris, France
2009   Balnéaire, galerie NeC, Paris, France
2008   Darkside: Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2008   Lustre Fetish Nights, galerie NeC, Paris, France (solo)
2007   Projection de Lustre Fetish Nights au Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1994   Lustre, Fondation Ebel à « la Villa Turque » de Le Corbusier, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)
1994   Exposition évènement aux Bains Douches, Paris, France (solo)
1991   Lustre, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1991   Die Schweiz anderes sehen, Musée d’Art de Fribourg, France
1989   In the Swim, Staley+Wise Gallery, New York, USA
1989   Images of Illusion, An Exhibition of Contemporary Fashion Photography, Staley+Wise Gallery, New York, USA
1986   City Limes, Halle Sud, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1986   Exposition Galerie Andata/Ritorno, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1985   Le tout Genève en cartes postales, galerie Comestible, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1978   A propos de La-Chaux-de-Fonds, galerie La Plume, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France
  Fondation Suisse pour la photographie, Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
  Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Literature
2008   Fetish Dreams, Skylight, Zürich (publication collective)
2008   Darkside : Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Steidl, Eidelberg (publication collective)
2008   Lustre Fetish Nights (livre-DVD), LLeditions, Genève (publication personnelle)
2001   Femmes, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
2001   Love, Lust & Desire, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
2000   Venus, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
1999   Love & Desire, Thames and Hudson publishers, Londres (publication collective)
1999   Fetish, Calton Books, Londres (publication collective)
1994   Lustre. La vie nocturne des années 80. Editions Benteli, Berne (publication personnelle)
1991   Die Schweiz anders sehen, Editions Benteli, Berne (publication collective)