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Photographer Réhahn presents his “Ageless Beauty” collection at the Danang Fine Arts Museum

The 13 days exhibition will take place in the Fine Arts Museum of Danang, from the 6th till the 18th of June.

Hidden Smile

The “Ageless Beauty” series will be unveiled on the 6th of June, in presence of the artist for a book signature session from 4:30pm.

The collection of 26 photographs celebrates the beauty and strength of older women of Vietnam.

This exhibition aims to show a positive view of ageing which should be embraced and honored. By capturing the honesty and expression of old age, Réhahn brings out the charm of his characters. He believes that beauty is the combination of feeling great inside and outside, and through his photographs he tells us the stories of Vietnamese women. Their life experience which is seen through wrinkle eyes, old hands come together to express their humor, self-confidence, wisdom and understanding.

103 years old Rengao

86 years old Co Tu

Laughing

About Réhahn

Réhahn is a photographer from Normandy, France, based in Hoi An, central Vietnam, since 2011. He is particularly renowned for his portraits of Vietnam, Cuba and India. He collaborates with the National Geographic and Travel Live on a regular basis for the purchase of his photographs.

Numerous articles have also been published in the international media such as the BBC, Los Angeles Times, Foto Digital, Travel Live, Conde Nast Traveler, Elle, Paris Match, Marie-Claire, Esquire, Geo… totalling more than 500 articles and interviews during these last 4 years (which also include 50 television appearances on the Vietnamese national channels).

The Photographer is also very active on social networks where he posts his photographs on a daily basis. His Facebook page is one of the most dynamic with more than 429,000 followers (as of June 2017).

Important dates

January 2014 Publication of his book, « Vietnam, Mosaic of Contrasts », comprising of 150 photographs which depict the country’s diversity. The book, sold in 29 countries, became a best seller in Vietnam.

October 2014 Réhahn captured the photo « Best Friends » depicting Kim Luan, a small M’nông girl of 6 years, praying to an elephant. Thanks to the press agency Caters (New York), it was published in more than 25 countries, and became the cover photo for prestigious media such as Conde Nast Traveler, The Times, National Geographic, to cite a few.

December 2014 The renowned website, Bored Panda, ranked Réhahn 4th of the 10 best portrait and world travel photographers, just after Steve McCurry, Lee Jeffries and Jimmy Nelson. The article went viral and was translated in more than 20 languages.

May 2015 The photographs « Hidden Smile » and « Best Friends » became part of the collection of the Asian House Museum in Havana (Cuba) as a result of the exhibition « Valiosa Herencia » (Precious Heritage).

October 2015 The photo « Best Friends » (100 x 150 cm) was sold for 10.00€ to a collector in Rennes, France. The second copy was sold in Hanoi, for 17.000$ thus making it the most expensive photograph in Vietnam.

November 2015 The second volume of « Vietnam, Mosaic of Contrasts » met great success with more than 500 copies being sold in the first month.

January 2016 Réhahn was ranked the second most popular French photographer on internet (Source: http://www.xxlpix.net).

March 2016 The photo « Hidden Smile » officially became part of the collection of the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi in the presence of French Embassy officials and some 50 newspaper and television journalists. Réhahn invited Mrs Xong (the 78 year old lady in the photo) to attend this ceremony, which was also her first visit to Hanoi.

1st of January 2017 Réhahn unveils the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum in Hoi An, presenting the cultural diversity of Vietnam’s ethnic groups.

1st of June 2017 Opening of Couleurs d’Asie by Réhahn – Saigon, in Dong Khoi Street.

  For more information: http://www.rehahnphotographer.com

Photographer Réhahn presents his “Ageless Beauty” collection at the Danang Fine Arts Museum
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