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South American Nudes by Marcos Zimmermann at Couturier Gallery

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Couturier Gallery presents Marcos Zimmermann’s exhibition “South American Nudes” through April 17th, a selection of 30 gelatin silver prints from his recently published book Desnudos Sudamericanos (Ediciones Lariviere, Buenos Aires, 2009). One of Argentina’s premier photographers, Zimmerman’s new body of work, “Desnudos Sudamericanos,” is a series of nude portraits of men of South America revealed with surprising frankness and sensitivity. This series of male nudes is, for Zimmermann, another approach to viewing the “landscape” of his South America as very distinct from the photographic landscape books of South America he has previously published. Desnudos sudamericanos (South American Nudes), a six year project that took Marcos Zimmermann through seven South American countries, is a daring and challenging accomplishment. Although implied by the nature of nu