Franck Bohbot - L.a. Confidential

25 MAR - 31 MAY 

Originally from Paris, Franck Bohbot is a photographer, filmmaker and art director based who now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He explores the extraordinary of everyday life. He is at heart a documentary photographer, but with an eye for the theatrical who found his path to photography by way of the cinema, the formal and aesthetic influences of which continue to inspire his current photographic project, LA Confidential.

Bohbot’s work inhabits a space between reality and fantasy, documenting and storytelling, every frame, to borrow a phrase from Nan Goldin, like a still from a nonexistent film. Bohbot frequently captures the poetry of everyday places with a unique focus on the interplay of light and colour. His work is highly distinctive, crafting nostalgia-tinged images that are as much about what is invisible or lacking as what is there within the frame. Rendered in his distinctive muted palette, he documents public spaces, street scenes and architectural sites with all the sensitivity of a human portrait.

 

“At night, everything changes, and the neon lights help to create the scene… this could be the LA from the past but also from the future.”

Bohbot’s work has received widespread critical acclaim and has appeared in major international publications including The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times, Vogue, Corriere Della Sera and Vice Magazine. He has collaborated on projects with The Louvre Museum, designer Paul Smith and Nike. Awards include the 2013 International Photography Award for ‘Swimming Pool’ and the 2017 Golden ND Awards for ‘Chinatown’.

Brighton Beach - Directed by Franck Bohbot.
Poem & Voice Over by Sarah V. Schweig. Cinematography by Franck Bohbot. Brighton Beach, shot on location at the predominantly Russian seaside neighborhood in New York City, shows how cityscape is also a frame of mind in this collaboration of language and film.

Available to purchase

  • Coffee, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood at Vista Theatre, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Skateboarder, Venice Beach, CA, 2020
  • Reno, Studio City, CA, 2019
  • Liquor Deli, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Islander Motel Drive-In, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood at Bruin Theatre, Westwood, CA, 2019
  • Astro Burger, Los Angeles, CA #1
  • Space 15 Twenty, Hollywood, 2019
  • Kiss, Los Angeles, 2018
  • Nude girls
  • Clearance Vinyl
  • Gran Burrito, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Traffic Light in Circle of Light, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Pink’s, Los Angeles, 2019
  • El Latino, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Fox Westwood Village, 2019
  • White pick up truck, Culver City, 2019
  • 716 North La Brea, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Milk Bar on Melrose, Los Angeles, 2019
  • House with Street Light and Telegraph Wires
  • Pontiac, FBird86, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Parked Car on a Rainy Night, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Catering Truck, Los Angeles, 2019
  • The Good’s Mart on Sunset, Los Angeles 2019
  • 7-Eleven through my car window, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Girl with the Yellow Dress, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Chevy at lights, on Echo Park Blvrd, Los Angeles, 2019
  • Guy on phone at sunset, Los Angeles, 2018
  • Open sign at Sunset
  • Circus Liquor, North Hollywood, CA, 2019
  • Car at Sundown, Silverlake, Los Angeles, 2019
  • El Unico
  • Moon over the desert, Joshua Tree
Ellie Davies, Seascape 7, 2020

90 cm x 120 cm, Edition 1/7
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Ellie Davies, Seascape 8, 2020

90 cm x 120 cm, Edition 1/7
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Ellie Davies, Seascape 9, 2020

90 cm x 120 cm, Edition 1/7
Prices starting at £1,200 exc VAT

Also available as:
68 cm x 90 cm, Edition 1/7
Prices starting at £900 exc VAT