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Garçon avec un chat

When I was in the Met on my way to the Grand Illusions exhibit, I was stopped in my tracks by a black and white photo of a boy with a cat entitled Garçon avec un chat dans les bras appuyé … Continue reading

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La Bibliothèque

I really need to move to Paris. There’s just always so much going on. Take the monthly lecture series at the Bibliothèque des Arts décoratifs: Petits Trésors et autres découvertes, for example. Each month, they highlight a small work that … Continue reading

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Le Poème de l’âme

The other day, I wrote about the Baltard exhibit at the musée d’Orsay. There’s another, overlapping exhibit there until March 10, 2013 about late 19th-century photographer Félix Thiollier (1842 – 1914). He’s not exactly a household name, but he’s quite … Continue reading

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En faire voir de toutes les couleurs à quelqu’un

A friend recently pointed me in the direction of Little Brown Pen, Nichole Robertson’s wonderful photography of Paris. Her blog features her photo collections, as well as some of her wonderings about the beauty around her. Robertson is a freelance … Continue reading

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Coup de foudre

French photographer Edouard Boubat was born in Paris on September 13, 1923. He was a student at the prestigious art and design school École Estienne, where he learned graphic arts and design. After World War II, his interest shifted to … Continue reading

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Il n’y a rien dans ce monde qui n’ait un moment décisif

Henri Cartier-Bresson, the French father of photojournalism and street photography, was born on August 22, 1908. Son of a wealthy textile merchant, he disappointed his father by pursuing his interest in photography rather than taking over the family business. He … Continue reading

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