Whatever happend to John Max?

Discussion in 'Photographers' started by Michel Hardy-Vallée, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. Michel Hardy-Vallée

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    He might be obscure now, but in the 60s and the 70s, he was one of Canada's most important art photographer, worked at the NFB stills department during its heydays, went to Japan on a grant, was buddy with Leonard Cohen, but the last I've seen of him was the fact that he was going to be evicted from his flat in 2003. It seems as if he may have experienced some mental illness, and his life gradually collapsed.

    Here's a gallery online that was representing him in some official way, it seems, but they haven't updated much since 2004 :

    http://www.netspaceproject.com/john-max/index.html
     
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    He formed a rap group and has been using the stagename Tmax. Sorry the devil made me do it.
     
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    The lead singer was called rodinal
     
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    He married Sara Min and they now have a bunch of max-mins. :tongue:
     
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    You silly geese... Anybody checked his pictures, at least?
     
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  7. Michel Hardy-Vallée

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    Robert, not to break it to you, but that link you send me it was in my first post... Thanks for the effort anyway. And I already sent them a request about him.