Jean Clemmer was a member of the french avant-garde art & intellectual circles from the 1940s to the 1960s. for over 20 years he was intinsically involved with Salvador Dali – he was also Dali’s personal photographer. he was also close friends with artist Jean Cocteau & collaborated with designer Paco Rabanne. Clemmer was a painter, a violinist, a surrealist and a photographer. His erotic nudes were banned in parts of France even as the country was in the throws of a sexual revolution.