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Eugene Atget: As Paris Was

March 23, 2012-June 30, 2012

Location: Ticho House

Artist: Eugene Atget

Curator: Nissan Perez

Media: Photography

The photographic oeuvre of Eugene Atget (1857–1927) has become a landmark in the history of the medium, and his works are recognized as an integral part of the canon of documentary photography. His subject matter was Paris with its houses, streets, parks, and castles – interior and exterior details of architecture being transformed by modernity. His fame came decades later; however his enduring legacy in the field is still discernible worldwide. This exhibition of Atget’s photographs of Paris, the first ever in Israel.