Photography: Paris in January

Some upcoming events at the International Center for Photography are of great interest to me. Both opening on January 29th and running through May 9th, are Parisian and black and white. Wonderful for winter in New York. Hopefully I'll be able to make it on a Friday when admission is Pay What You Wish from 10am - 8pm. Otherwise, general admission is $10, $8 for students. Open weekends. 1133 Avenue of the Americas, at 43rd Street.

Twilight Visions
Surrealism photography in Paris

Terry Lichtenstein's study of the use of "fragmentation, montage, unusual viewpoints, and various technical manipulations to expose the disjunctive and uncanny aspects of modern urban life" in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s.

Barbette Applying Makeup 
Man Ray, 1926

Archivist of Paris

A retospective of Eugène Atget's (1857–1927) work selected from the ICP's permanent collection curated by Christopher Phillips. Each of his pictures of Paris were a "part of a much larger body of work that reflected Atget's systematic documentation of the historic streets, buildings, and artifacts of Old Paris." 

Rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève
Eugène Atget, 1922

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