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La Paz Group

Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
January 29 – May 4, 2014

Rue de Constantine fourth arrondissementteaser

…As the exhibition of his photographs at the Metropolitan Museum makes clear, Marville was the right man for the job. For starters, he was a local. His father was a tailor, his mother a laundress. He grew up on a cramped street near the Louvre that later vanished to make way for one of Haussmann’s imperial avenues. Like Baudelaire, his contemporary, Marville honed his eye on Paris; the city taught him to see…

Brought to our attention by a post in the New Yorker today, from which the snippet of text above is taken, this exhibit catches our eye because it has to do with both the history of photography and the cultural heritage of a lost form of Paris:

Exhibition Location: Galleries for Drawings, Prints, and Photographs, Second Floor, Galleries 691-693
Press Preview: Monday, January 27, 2014, 10 a.m.–noon

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