Janez Pukšič

Janez Pukšič

Pukšič Janez (b. 1945) is known primarily as a photographer of a specialised photographic genre: he is a culinary photographer; he photographs food, which he usually arranges into compositions himself or together with chefs. His photos adorn more than hundred internationally renowned cookbooks and have received numerous awards: the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the most beautiful cover and the best professional book (2004, Arte e Sienza di Servizio),for the best Desert cookbook in the world (2008, Cubo Deserts) the Gourmet Voice for the world’s most beautiful cookbook (2005, Handicrafts of Slovenia). In 2010, two books created in cooperation by the almost inseparable duo of photographer Pukšič and designer Žare Kerin received the prestigious Red Dot Design award (Cubo Deserts, Cubo at home). Not to forget the Cresta New York award (1996) for calendar with Pukšič’s polaroids and Kerin’s design, their golden medal fom New York Festivals for Pukšič’s catalogue and there are many more…

EXHIBITIONS

2010
Polaroidi, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenija

2008
Iz zbirke Kabineta slovenske fotografije pri Gorenjskem muzeju, Ljubljanski grad, Ljubljana, Slovenija

2006
100 naslovnic Mladine, Studentski kulturni centar, Beograd, Srbija,

2005
Kabinet slovenske fotografije, izbor iz zbirke, galerija Mestne hiše, Kranj, Slovenija

2004
100 naslovnic Mladine, Kibela prostor za umetnost, Maribor, Slovenija

2003
40 let fotogrupe Šolt-Ljubljana, Cankarjev dom-Mala galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija
100 naslovnic Mladine, Mala galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija

2001
Akt na slovenskem III. fotografija /The nude in Slovenia III, Jakopičeva galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija
zbirka galerije Zala 1991-2001, galerija Zala, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1999
Zlati MM’99, Galerija doma gospodarstva, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1996
Direktn’ga iz moj’ga serca, KUD France Prešeren, Ljubljana, Slovenija
15. BIO – bienale industrijskega oblikovanja, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1991 – 1992
Društvo oblikovalcev Slovenije, Jakopičeva galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1989 – 1990
Društvo oblikovalcev Slovenije, likovno razstavišče Rihard Jakopič, Ljubljana, Slovenija
150 let fotografije na Slovenskem III,1945-1990, Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1983
Neki aspekti savremene Jugoslovenske fotografije, Salon muzeja savremene umetnosti, Beograd, Jugoslavija
Vidna sporočila 1981-1983, likovno razstavišče Rihard Jakopič, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1982
Some aspects of Yugoslav Contemporary Photography, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Velika Britanija/Great Britain,

1977
Razstava fotografij članov fotogrupe Šolt Ljubljana, Dolenjska galerija, Novo Mesto, Slovenija
Avtoportret v fotografiji, Kranj, Slovenija

1976
11. Izložba fotografije Doboj 1976, Umjetnička gal. radničkog uni., Doboj, Jugoslavija