«I started off as a painter. By photographing my canvases, I discovered an interest in reproducing. One day, I decided to destroy the original and only keep the reproduction. From then on, I never stopped believing that painting is a dated form of expression, and that photography will replace it when the public is educated visually. I need to experiment in one way or another.» Man Ray, 1890-1976 ... 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...