EXHIBITION: The intimate world of Josef SUDEK

Josef SUDEK, 'La Dernière Rose' 1956. Épreuve gélatino-argentique, 28,2 x 23,2 cm. Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa. Don anonyme, 2010. © Succession Josef Sudek

Josef SUDEK, ‘La Dernière Rose’ 1956. Épreuve gélatino-argentique, 28,2 x 23,2 cm. Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa. Don anonyme, 2010. © Succession Josef Sudek

 

At the Jeu de Paume gallery until 25th September 2016

Asweet melancholy emanates from the black and white pictures of Czech photographer Josef Sudek (Kolin, 1896- Prague, 1976). The exhibition on view at the Jeu de Paume gallery titled The Intimate World of Josef Sudek plunges us into the intimacy of his studio, crammed with things. Nowadays he would be called a hoarder, though rather than collecting indiscriminately, he carefully selected Continue reading…

Germaine KRULL: A Photographer’s Journey

Portrait de Germaine Krull, Berlin, 1922. Hans Basler
Tirage gélatino–argentique, 15,9 x 22 cm.
Museum Folkwang, Essen. © Estate Germaine Krull, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Until 27th September 2015 at the Jeu de Paume gallery

LThe Jeu de Paume gallery pays a splendid tribute to German photographer Germaine Krull (1897-1985). While the work of her contemporaries, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy and Kertész, has widely been exposed, the free spirited, politically engaged woman photographer has long remained in the shadow. This is probably due to the fact that Continue reading…