His grandfather, Pierre, was a friend of Cartier-Bresson and a founder of the legendary postwar photo studio Pictorial, where all the major figures of French photography gathered. When his father, Eddy, died young, Philippe Gassmann to took over the lab. Today, he it one of the country’s main sponsors for festivals and supports young artists through the Bourse du Talent and the Prix de la Jeune Photographie de Mode.
Laboratoire Picto Bastille
53 bis, rue de la Roquette
EventInterview with Philippe Gassmann, Director of Picto Lab and sponsor of Rencontres d’Arles
Almost a year to the day after the publication of his interview in L'Oeil de la Photographie, we met Philippe Gassmann again. An opportunity to take stock of the past year and to talk to us about creation of the Picto Foundation.