Photographer Pierre Commoy and painter Gilles Blanchard met in 1976, sparking an artistic partnership that has spanned four decades. Their work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the globe, and has also appeared on numerous magazine, newspaper, and album covers. The artists received Paris's Grand Prix de Photographie in 1993 and the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal in 2012. Eric Troncy is an art critic and exhibition curator. He cofounded the contemporary art magazine Documents sur l'Art (1992-2000) and Frog Magazine, and is codirector of the contemporary art center Le Consortium in Dijon, France.