Delicacy allied to surrealism? This extraordinary description of his work does perhaps best describe the images created by Cédric Rivrain. There is an exquisite refinement of line, and a delicate depiction of the workmanship and craft of designer clothes from such eminent designers as Nicolas Ghesquière at Balenciaga or Martine Sitbon evident in his work. Alongside this is the ability to depict some of the world’s great fashion models totally accurately without these images being reduced to the level of insipid street portraiture. Imagine all this and then throw into the creative mix the unexpected juxtapositions and quirky approach of the Surrealists and you come close to appreciating Rivrain’s body of work.

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