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Eugène Atget: Paris (Multilingual Edition) Paris promenade Eugne Atget s unique city portrait A flaneur and photographer at once, Eugne Atget was obsessed with walking the streets After trying his hand at painting and acting, the native of Libourne turned to photography and moved to Paris He supplied studies for painters, architects, and stage designers, but became enraptured by what he called documents of the city and its environs His scenes rarely included people, but rather the architecture, landscape, and artifacts that made up the societal and cultural stage Atget was not particularly renowned during his lifetime but in the s came to the attention of the Dada and Surrealist avant garde through Man Ray Four of his images, with their particular fusion of mimesis and mystery, appeared in the surrealist journal, La Rvolution Surraliste, while Ray and much of his artistic circle purchased Atget prints His fame grew after his death, with several articles and a monograph by Berenice Abbott Several leading photographers, including Walker Evans and Bill Brandt, have since acknowledged their debt to Atget This fresh TASCHEN edition gathers somephotographs from the Atget archives to celebrate his oustanding eye for the urban environment and evocation of a Paris gone by Down main streets and side streets, past shops and churches, through courtyards and arcades and thearrondissements, we find a unique portrait of a beloved city and the making of a modern photographic master About the series Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in , the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open minded publishing Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearlyof our all time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisiaBookworms delight never bore, always excite Text in English, French, and German

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  • Eugène Atget: Paris (Multilingual Edition)
  • Jean Claude Gautrand
  • Multilingual
  • 07 July 2019
  • 3836522306

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