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Gallery Opening: Darker Than Blue

by Mathieu Bitton

Leica Gallery Boston is proud to present the East Coast premiere of Mathieu Bitton’s photo exhibition, Darker Than Blue. The collection will debut on March 9, 2017 with an opening reception from 6-9pm, and be available for public viewing from March 9 – April 30, 2017. Bitton, who shot the photographs almost exclusively with his Leica Monochrom Typ 246, sought to capture natural-feeling, unguarded snapshots. “My objective was to show the profound beauty in these very real, everyday moments,” Bitton explains. Darker Than Blue features people going about their daily routines in New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Paris, The Bahamas, and New Orleans. The show as a whole is representative of Bitton’s “always-on” photography style, resulting in high-contrast, high-grain images. “I don’t leave the house without my Monochrom. I don't ever want to miss a moment," says Bitton. Bitton also has an extensive history working with musicians, including packaging and album cover design for renowned artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Sting, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, and James Brown. His next endeavor will be to co-direct a documentary on the life of Prince.