Eugène Atget, “Old Chanac College, 12 rue de Bièvre, 5th arrondissement,” 1900.
Musée Carnavalet, Paris.
© Eugène Atget / Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet.
27 May–27 August 2011
The FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE is delighted to be presenting for the first time in Madrid the work of the French photographer Eugène Atget (Libourne, 1857–Paris, 1927), a unique master whose work made a crucial contribution to the history of photography. Atget’s enigmatic images inspired numerous artists over the course of the 20th century and continue to do so today.
// From our friends at E-Flux