Nomad Princesses, 1996 by Jean-Michel (JM) Voge, is a contemporary color print 19" x 13" of two bare-breasted women with painted faces, enlarged ears, and tribal jewelry from the Surma tribe in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, Africa.
Printed by the artist on handmade Awagami Japanese paper, the signed print is in an edition of 5.
Provenance: JM Voge Archive
Jean-Michel (JM) Voge (b. 1949) is a fine art photographer, formerly editorial freelancer for magazines, such as Madame Figaro (1982-2010), Le Figaro Magazine, Point of View, Marie France, Town and Country, European Travel and LIFE, Fortune Magazine, and AD Spain. The French photographer published a critically-acclaimed monograph on portraits of Europeans, "Figures of Europe," which include portraits of influential Europeans through 1990. Among JM's personal projects, he photographed the Surma tribe in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, Africa and the Sumo in Tokyo. JM travels for much of his material including extended trips to Greenland.
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