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Nicéphore Niépce Museum Looking For A New Directeur

The Nicéphore Niépce museum and the town of Chalon-sur-Saône are looking for a director. With a c...

Winners of the LensCulture and Magnum Photography Prize Announced

The Magnum Photos agency and the magazine LensCulture announced the winners of their very young phot...

Record Auctions for Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans, Freischwimmer #84, 2004 © Wolfgang Tillmans & Phillips The 48-year-old Germa...
Luciana Pampalone, Graflex, 2012 © Luciana Pampalone
Luciana Pampalone, Graflex, 2012 © Luciana Pampalone


Gabriele Basilico, Bord de Mer
11/07/2017 - italy , written by Paola Sammartano

Bord de Mer (Seaside), published by Contrasto, is a series of photographs taken by Gabriele Basilico in Brittany and Normandy, between 1984 and 1985, for the Delegation for Planning and Regional Action Photographic Mission, better known as the DATAR Photographic Mission.

Arles 2017 – Actes Sud : Mathieu Asselin, Monsanto
06/07/2017 - france , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

In the United States, dozens of Monsanto sites (classified as sensitive by the Federal Environment Agency) are maintaining activities with severe sanitary and environmental consequences. In the name of human and environmental rights, scientists and institutions have already raised alarm.

Arles 2017 – My rencontres d’Arles, by Pierre-Jean Amar
05/07/2017 - france , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Between 1974 and 1994, when the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles were in their adolescence, Pierre-Jean Amar mixed with and photographed the greatest photographers in the world. Discussions, workshops, evenings at the Théâtre Antique, receptions, openings… the world of photography (small then) met, discussed, fell in love, made-up, innovated…

Arles 2017 – Seeds from around the world at the Vavilov Institute
05/07/2017 - france , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Nikolai Vavilov had anticipated the loss of biodiversity of plant life and, over decades of research and travels around the world, found a way of preserving it. For political and ideological reasons, Vavilov was starved to death in the basement of a Soviet prison. His name was gradually forgotten on either side of the Iron Curtain.

Arles 2017 – Magnum Manifesto, a book framing the evolution of the agency
04/07/2017 - france , written by Clara Bouveresse

Featuring photographs, magazine spreads, newspaper features, letters, memos and more, this landmark publication published by Actes Sud celebrating the 70th anniversary of the renowned Magnum Agency explores the world as seen through the lenses of a photographers’ cooperative that has historically oscillated between photojournalism and art.

James Baldwin & Steve Schapiro, The Fire Next Time
30/06/2017 - united states , written by Steve Schapiro

First published in 1963, James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America’s so-called “Negro problem.” As remarkable for its masterful prose as it is for its frank and personal account of the black experience in the United States, it is considered one of the most passionate and influential explorations of 1960s race relations

Behind the scenes at Magnum ( 3/3 )
30/06/2017 - france , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

The Magnum Agency, created in Paris and New York in 1947, is celebrating its seventieth anniversary this year. Clara Bouveresse’s book, Histoire de l’agence Magnum: L’Art d’être photographe, published by Flammarion, outlines the evolution of this famous cooperative.

Jim Jocoy, Order of Appearance
29/06/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Almost 20 years after the release of his first monograph, We’re Desperate, produced with the help of Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore and fashion designer Marc Jacobs and regarded as a definitive catalogue of early West Coast punk fashion, Jim Jocoy’s archive of photographs has been re-examined to compose Order of Appearance.

The eye exists in the wild
29/06/2017 - france , written by Robert Delpire

Éditions Delpire publish a wonderful book dedicated to the career of the famous editor Robert Delpire and to his relationships with authors. We are presenting a selection of texts written by the publisher himself.

Sarah Moon, Inability to Compromise
28/06/2017 - france , written by Robert Delpire

Editions Delpire is publishing an amazing book dedicated to the career of the famous editor Robert Delpire and to his relationships with his contributors. We are presenting a selection of texts he wrote and are including anecdotes and little secrets.


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