Christophe Beauregard Photographer

“The human body – social body, intimate body – is at the heart of my work.

In a demanding aesthetic to represent this endless quest for social recognition and contemporary hedonism, I photograph bodies that are always staged, even dramatized, never captured according to the obsolete rules of the decisive moment or the codes of urgency of photojournalism. Behind the flattering aspect of my shots with their academic framing and lighting, between documentary photography and staging, I systematically put the viewer’s desire to look into tension. By diverting existing forms of certain photographic genres such as reportage, corporate photography and street photography, I amuse myself by playing with the perception of my images.

In these works, I deal with the idea of the double and identity, playing language games.”


Christophe Beauregard born in France in 1966 – lives and works in Paris. He is a graduate of the Beaux Arts de Tours.

The human body, both social and intimate, is the favorite subject of Christophe Beauregard (France, 1966), a portrait photographer and heir to the historic portrait photographers such as August Sander, Richard Avedon and Diane Arbus.

A particular approach to the portrait, and a representation of the body bold and staged have earned the artist a number of prestigious collaborations, from Dior to Berluti, through the Centre Pompidou-Metz or the CentQuatreParis in France. He has also been exhibited abroad: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt – De, Alcatel Lucent – Us, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo of Prato, It.

His photographs are regularly published in magazines such as Le Monde, L’Œil, Libération, Les Inrocks or Esse in Canada.

His various long-term artistic residencies in France (2015 – 2019) allow him to consider a new way of disseminating and sharing his approach, including a cultural and artistic residency in a school in the 20th arrondissement of Paris or a C.L.E.A. (Contrat Local d’Education Artistique) residency in a social center in the Ile-de-France.

From 2017 to 2020 Christophe Beauregard was artistic director of the Nuit blanche des enfants at the 18th arrondissement’s town hall, initiated by Carine Rolland, currently deputy mayor of Paris in charge of culture.

He has published his photographs in several books, including Manuel d’Esthétique and Semantic Tramps (Filigranes Éditions), Europe Echelle 27 (Trans Photographic Press) and Sari (Christophe Daviet-Théry), prefaced by photography specialist Dominique Baqué.

Christophe Beauregard is represented by Ségolène Brossette Galerie in France.