Not long before his death, between 1925 and 1927, Atget dedicated a last series of photographs to the big windows of the new Parisian shops, a symbol of the commercial modernism between the wars. These storefront photographs, where reflections from the shimmering of the glass appear, held the attention of the surrealist artists in particular who saw in it the expression of sensory confusion. ... See more See less
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Photographer Aurélien Villette questions the meaning and patrimonial value of ancient abandoned buildings. While the latter represent an era in architectural history, they also bear witness to the specific history of a country, a region or a civilisation. The remains left in thes...