Show celebrates Cannes
May 18, 2007
Screen legends past and present star in a photography show in London that documents famous visitors attending the Cannes Film Festival during its 60-year history.
Entitled ?60 Years of Cinema? the exhibition runs at Proud Galleries until 15 June and is timed to coincide with this year?s Cannes Film Festival which opened earlier this week.
Celebrity subjects include Liz Talyor, Sophia Loren, Brad Pitt and Leonardo di Caprio who were snapped on the famous Palais des Festival steps by photographer Cathy Berg.
Originally from Paris, Cathy said she has pursued photography from an early age when she bought her first camera after winning a swimming competition.
The exhibition takes place at Proud Camden, Stables Market, The Gin House, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AH. It is open Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm; and Fri-Sun 11am-6pm. Entry is free.
The French photographer went on to work on the Cote d?Azur as a reporter for the daily newspaper Nice-Matin and numerous magazines which published her pictures.
The show is expected to visit venues worldwide including Istanbul, Warsaw and Luxemburg.
For details visit www.proud.co.uk
Pictures: Copyright Cathy Berg