In 1984, Gil Rigoulet became the first regular photographer for the newspaper Le Monde, with which he collaborated for over 20 years. In 1986, Robert Doisneau presented his images in Photo Magazine and Christian Caujolle exhibited him at the Deligny swimming pool for "Vivre en maillot de bain", alongside Joseph Koudelka, Marc Riboud, William Klein, Helmut Newton and Jacques-Henri Lartigue.
He regularly collaborates with many national and international magazines and his work has been exhibited, among others, at the Rencontres d'Arles, the Musée du Montparnasse, Paris Photo by Agnès b...
Gil is known for his street photography of the 70's and 80's, his series "Corps & Eau" - from which "Molitor 85" and "Rockabilly 82" are taken - in b&w film. After an intimate work entitled "Mes jours, mes nuits" and "Paysages sacrés" made with Polaroid 665, he dives back into the world of the 80's with "Pola Pool" and becomes the French ambassador of Polaroid Originals.
He exhibited at Artazart in late 2019.