Nouvelle Eve, Paris


It was a swelteringly hot summer night in July and I was stumbling home, drunk. I was feeling sorry for myself—my girlfriend at the time had just dumped me for a famous movie director. And here was this couple in front of me, locked in a passionate embrace. I felt depressed, imaging my ex-girlfriend doing the same thing with her famous paramour. But then I looked up and saw "Nouvelle Eve" and suddenly I felt a surge of hope. Maybe tomorrow I will meet a new Eve, I told myself, and she will finally be the right girl for me. We will find ourselves under the neon lights kissing passionately, just like this couple, without a care in the world except to be deliriously happy to have found each other.

Jehsong Baak


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Available Sizes

We are currently offering photographs in two different formats:

- Classic: 40x30cm or 50x40cm (depending on image)
- Large: 80x60cm

    Each photographs' size has been decided in collaboration with the photographer to make sure the final piece is in the optimal dimension to suit the work.

    Printing Details

    All prints are produced on Baryta Hahnemühle 315g, on Epson Pigment Inkjet. All prints have been approved by the photographer. We work closely with each photographer to ensure every edition reflects their intentions.

    Each print will come with its own "story" printed on museum archive quality paper. 

    For more info about our printing process, please read about our partnership with the legendary photo lab Picto.

    What is the edition size?

    The edition is not limited based on quantity but based on time. Each sale will present a unique selection of photographs and formats that will only be available for the duration of the sale. The limited time is part of what make our prints special.

    Jehsong Baak is an American photographer based in Paris.

    In 1977, at the age of nine, Baak left his native South Korea for the United States where the family eventually settled in Maryland. Having discovered photography in his teens, Baak left the University of Michigan for New York City to devote himself exclusively to his work.

    He moved to Paris in 1998. In 2006, his first monograph, Là ou Ailleurs was published in France by Robert Delpire, followed by a second book Photographs published in 2008 in Amsterdam by the HUP Gallery. His third book, One Last Goodbye, was published in 2016 by Wonderlust Press in Paris.

    Baak was a member of Galerie VU' from 2000-2004 and has had solo exhibitions in Paris, New York, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Istanbul and Milan.

    In 2011, Baak was the photographer of honor of Paris Photo, chosen by the sponsor, JPMorgan Chase. His photographs can be found in the collections of the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, George Eastman Museum, JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Musée Maillol, Wilson Center of Photography in London, as well as in numerous private collections.

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