Paris Style

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“He was an urbanist historian,

a Balzac of the camera,

from whose work

we can weave a large tapestry

of French civilization.”

~Berenice Abbott

 

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A century ago, Eugène Atget roamed the streets of Paris, photographing the city inside and out.

 

Bringing together his splendid, romantic portraits of authentic Old Paris with photographs of contemporary interiors, this compilation explores the city from opposite ends of the 20th century, revealing its enduring characteristics and distinctive style.

 

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Paris Style
Taschen, Dr. Angelika (Editor)
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German

 

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~ by eaesthete on 11/18/09.

One Response to “Paris Style”

  1. beautifully said-Atget eye was unerring, No? la

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