Since 1997 the collector AndrÃ© RobÃ© has bought slides from the personal archives of private individuals. It was not enough for AndrÃ© RobÃ© to simply buy and collect. He built up sets of carefully thought out images. Stylistic coherence, combined with iconographic research, formed a corpus raisonnÃ©. In turn, the collector AndrÃ© RobÃ© created a body of work akin to it. He saved photographs, lost in the oblivion of the privacy of peopleâ€™s homes, which became icons. ... 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...