Atget's Paris

Eugène Atget Hans-Christian Adam Andreas Krase


Atget's Paris

Atget's Paris

  • Title: Atget's Paris
  • Author: Eugène Atget Hans-Christian Adam Andreas Krase
  • ISBN: 9783822855492
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback



Eugene Atget roamed the streets with his bulky large format camera, systematically cataloguing turn of the century Old Paris down to the very smallest details His skilled, wonderfully atmospheric photos of Paris s parks, buildings, streets, store windows, prostitutes, workers, and even door handles are a joy to behold This abbreviated volume contains a selection of AtgetEugene Atget roamed the streets with his bulky large format camera, systematically cataloguing turn of the century Old Paris down to the very smallest details His skilled, wonderfully atmospheric photos of Paris s parks, buildings, streets, store windows, prostitutes, workers, and even door handles are a joy to behold This abbreviated volume contains a selection of Atget s best photographs and is the perfect introduction to this master photographer s work.


Recent Comments "Atget's Paris"

I have known Eugène Atget's photographs for a while, but only on a superficial way - that is, I knew next to nothing about him, his life, why he chose to photograph Paris so extensively, how he set about to do it, and so on. So I was happy to pick up a book that would tell me a bit more about him.I was a bit disappointed by the essay at the beginning. While informative, it was rather short. It left me still wondering about what his motives were for working the way he did. Was it love, obsession [...]

A collection of Eugene Atget's photos of France. While they're not your usual collection, save for the Moulin Rouge & Notre Dame, Atget captures the everyday life of Parisians, including those "ladies of the night".

I never really thought I wanted to go back to this beautiful cityuntil now.

Amazing photos from one of the early pioneers of photography. And a great look at how Paris once existed.

small but mighty

I enjoyed this charming book and this won’t be the last time I perused it. I just wish the introductory essay was longer and with more context for the kind of artistic contribution Atget made.


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