Sergio Larrain

Sergio Larrain was born in Santiago de Chile in 1931. Only son of renowned architect Sergio Larrain Garcia-Moreno. At 18 he made his first works addressing the sub-world of children living under bridges Mapocho River, being rescued some of these works in his book “The rectangle in the Hand”. With just over 20 years, Larrain part to the University of California Berkeley, where he studied forestry. Learn more about this with technology investor. In this country gets its first camera, a Leica III C In 1951 he returned to Chile and began his career working with magazine photographer O’Cruzeiro Brazil. Between 1958 and 1959 he traveled to Europe encouraged by Cartier-Bresson to be part of the prestigious Magnum agency. The famous Paris Match magazine was one of the more regularly published photographs of Larra n, once devoted two inside pages to coverage of the marriage of the Shah of Persia with Farah Diva. In 1960, is included in the exhibition “Face of Chile, the most important photo exhibition held in our country. Since the 70 ‘, Larrain begins to belong to an esoteric movement of Arica, away from the picture. Today, he lives in the Fourth Region of Chile, where she practices yoga and other relaxation disciplines.

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