Patrick de Warren is a contemporary French photographer and filmmaker currently living in New York City. He began taking pictures at the age of 25, inspired by the work of Margaret Bourke-White, Sarah Moon, Paolo Roversi and Javier Valhonrat. Working with Polaroids, de Warren unveils seductive yet tender narratives, hinting at secrets while revealing none.
The work of Patrick de Warren has been featured in numerous publications, including Sotheby's, ZOOM International Magazine, Qvest Magazine (Germany), Grazia Magazine (Italy), and A Magazine (Paris), and has been exhibited internationally. In 2000, he was hand-selected by Giorgio Armani to be one of the few photographers involved with the Armani Art Exchange Project. In 2002, he was awarded Honorable Mention for the Polaroid International Photography Award for North America, as well as Camera Arts Magazine Polaroid Award, and in 2009 was nominated for the New York Photo Awards.
International Festival of Fashion Photography, Cannes, France
Art Basel Miami, FL
Awoken Dream, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York, NY
Looking at Fashion, Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Woodstock Annual Benefit Auction, NY
Masterminds of Mode, Kobe Fashion Museum, Japan
Aoyama Spiritual Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Kintetsu Art Museum, Osaka, Japan
Sensitive Material, New York Academy of Sciences, NY
Amnesty International 40th Anniversary, New York, NY