Fotograf Magazine

Ján Rečo

A Farewell to the Nude

In the late 1980s, Ján Rečo (1948) created a series that strongly resonated with the contemporary photography – today, not many people know him. His photographs can give us a good insight into the contemporary thinking about photography and imaging the body. At that time, Rečo’s photographs did not provoke only by openly portraying nudity, but also by disrupting the imaging conventions. With his series, Rečo discredited the postulates for transforming the body into an aesthetic image, a nude.

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