is a French photographer
and film-maker. He was born in France
He was raised in Australia
and educated in the United States. He lives in the south-west of France.
He worked as a fashion photographer
in the 1980s; from 1979 he was under contract to Condé Nast
He stopped taking photographs in about 1990, and took up film-making, but without great success.
A book of his photographs of women, with brief texts by him, Donna Karan
and Polly Mellen
, was published by Rizzoli
Piel won the Leica Medal of Excellence for Commercial Photography in 1987. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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