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PHOTO OF THE DAY
Steve Schapiro, Martin Luther King Jr. (with Flag), Selma March, 1965 © Steve Schapiro & Fahey/Klein Gallery
Steve Schapiro, Martin Luther King Jr. (with Flag), Selma March, 1965 © Steve Schapiro & Fahey/Klein Gallery

The collection of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris contains over 21,000 pictures from international photographers from the 1950s to the present.A selection of the  collection has been published as a 424-page catalogue by Actes Sud, and will be the subject of a double exhibition at the Rencontres d’Arles, with the support of the Association du Méjan.

The collection is based on several major series, first published in monographs, by some of the world’s leading postwar photographers. Richard Avedon, Larry Clark, Raymond Depardon, Robert Frank, Ralph Gibson, William Klein, Josef Koudelka, Irving Penn, Bernard Plossu and Johan van der Keuken, to name just a few, paved the way for generations of photographers.
L’exposition Ensembles, la photographie : quand la Maison Européenne de la Photographie collectionne can be seen until august 30th 2015 in the  Chapelle Saint Martin du Méjan and in the Chapelle Saint Laurent – Le Capitole

*This book gathers 320 images by 164 photographers, like Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Nobuyoshi Araki, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Valérie Belin, Édouard Boubat, Bill Brandt, Brassaï, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Raymond Depardon, Robert Doisneau, Rineke Dijkstra, William Eggleston, Mario Giacomelli, Ralph Gibson, Nan Goldin, Hervé Guibert, David Hockney, Eikoh Hosoe, Seydou Keïta,William Klein, Josef Koudelka, Saul Leiter, Pierre Molinier, Daido Moriyama, Shirin Neshat, Helmut Newton, Martin Parr, Irving Penn, Anders Petersen, Pierre et Gilles, Miguel Rio Branco, Sophie Ristelhueber, Georges Rousse, Sebastião Salgado, Josef Sudek, Shomei Tomatsu, Patrick Tosani, Marc Trivier and Johan Van der Keuken.

EXHIBITION
In part of Rencontres d’Arles
Ensembles, la photographie : quand la Maison Européenne de la Photographie collectionne
From July 6th to August 30th, 2015

• Chapelle Saint Martin du Méjan
Place Massillon

• Chapelle Saint Laurent – Le Capitole
rue Laurent Bonnement
13200 Arles

France
9€
http://www.mep-fr.org
http://www.rencontres-arles.com

BOOK
Une collection – Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Release : July, 2015

Directed by Jean-Luc Monterosso
Actes Sud
Texts by Jean-Luc Monterosso, Pascal Hoël & Laurie Hurwitz
24 x 30 cm, 424 pages
350 illustrations
59 euros

http://www.actes-sud.fr

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