Janez Pukšič (1945) worked as a photojournalist for 12 years before he specialised as a culinary photographer. He photographs food, which he usually arranges into compositions himself or together with chefs. His photos adorn more than a hundred internationally renowned cookbooks and have received numerous awards: the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the most beautiful cover and the best professional book (Arte e Sienza di Servizio, 2004), for the best Dessert cookbook in the world (Cubo Desserts, 2008) the Gourmet Voice for the world’s most beautiful cookbook (Handicrafts of Slovenia, 2005). In 2010, two books created in cooperation with designer Žare Kerin received the prestigious Red Dot Design award (Cubo Desserts, Cubo at home). He also received the Cresta New York award (1996) for a calendar with Pukšič’s polaroids and Kerin’s design.
Janez PukšičI Have Seen 15 Dec 2015 - 16 Jan 2016For his 70th anniversary, Janez Pukšič has created an exhibition with a meaningful title I Have Seen. His approach to photography, on the border between photography and painting, was playful...
Janez PukšičPolaroids 10 Nov - 11 Dec 2010Janez Pukšič’s less known photographic passion is for Polaroid. The central part of the exhibition includes mainly work from the 1990s, when most of them were made. In “golden age”...
Janez PukšičOn Eye 24 Nov - 12 Dec 2005