Stephane Couturier was born in France, in 1957. Couturier began his career as an art photographer in his native Paris in the early 1990’s and has since made significant bodies of work.

The photographs of Stephane Couturier, whether of construction sites in Berlin, demolished buildings in Havana, or an automobile assembly plant in Valenciennes, are all about transformation, a subject he explores with a strong sense of design and composition and a specific sense of color.

Urban archeology

Serie made in cities like Berlin, Paris, Seoul, Moscow, Havana, ….

Whether through images of demolition or construction, the unique energy and vitality of his photographs accentuate the temporal turbulence of metropolitan areas of the world.

This serie shows visually complex sites exhibiting dynamic vertical and horizontal lines, elegant curves, and brilliant effects of light and indigenous color.

His photographs are in major museum collections, including Centre Georges Pompidou, Los Angeles County Museum, National Gallery of Canada, Grand-Duc Jean Museum in Luxembourg, Art Institute of Chicago…