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Robert Doisneau’s Pictures of Women

Perhaps best known for his iconic Parisian image The Kiss by the Town Hall, Robert Doisneau left a photographic legacy filled with warm, humorous, and poetic black-and-white impressions of everyday life in the French capital. The Doisneau photographs in the … Continue reading

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Happy 100th birthday Robert Doisneau!

On this day in 1912, Robert Doisneau was born in the Parisian suburb of Gentilly. If Robert Doisneau’s assignment for LIFE in June 1950, known as The Kiss by the Hotel de Ville, has been widely reproduced and is world … Continue reading

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The Other Iron Lady

Robert Capa, [Eiffel Tower, Paris], July 1952 On March 31, 1889, twenty-one cannon shots sounded the inauguration of the Old Lady of Paris. Gustave Eiffel realized a technical feat by constructing his eponymous tower in only two years, two months, … Continue reading

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A Swelling Roar Up Above

Robert Doisneau, Les Helicopteres, 1972             Graciela Iturbide, The Cemetery, 1988

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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Robert Doisneau, M. Barre’s Carousel, 1955 Martin Munkacsi, [Rainy night, Budapest], ca. 1929 Lisa Larsen, [Tram passing the Kremlin on a rainy day, Moscow], ca. 1956

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Focus on Fashion: Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Robert Doisneau, [Harper’s Bazaar editor Carmel Snow working on fashion shoot with photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe and model Suzy Parker], 1953 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Panorama of Paris, Suzy Parker in Jacques Fath Gown, 1953 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Natalie in Grès Coat, Kairouan, 1950 … Continue reading

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