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Atget

(Jean) Eugène Auguste. 1856--1927, French photographer, noted for his pictures of Parisian life
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Atget subsisted in a Paris back street studio on milk, bread and sugar and yet produced some of the most haunting photographic images of l'autre Paris that have ever been made.
He also argues that Atget and Frederick Evans were strong influences.
The show s contents were: a group of replica (good replica i Stickles settles, child-size; a replica Stickley table, also child-size; an Atget photograph of a Paris storefront in around 1900, a ghostly girl faintly visible inside the dark doorway; an 1887 Eadweard Muybndge animal study, from 1 887, of a stork, half flying, half running; eight photographs by Roni Horn of stuffed birds, dated I 998-2007; eighty-three architectural photographs by Walker Kva.
3); large, painterly exhibition prints by turn-of-the-century masters, including Edward Steichen, George Seeley and Heinrich Kuhn; and impressive examples of European and American modernism between the two world wars, including photographs by Eugene Atget, Man Ray, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Brassai, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans.
As Kozloff readily admits, he was working at the time under the influence of Eugene Atget, whose efforts were ostensibly documentary in nature and have been interpreted as recording the final remnants of "Old Paris.
Muste d'Orsay, La photographie au toumant du siecle: du pictorialisme Eugene Atget.
The result is something like Atget goes to Oakland, with a mixture of street and domestic scenes that are as unremarkable as they are random, a simple recording of objects embedded in their own physicality: a lone high-top on the sidewalk, a garden hose coiled around two parallel hooks, a beer can flash-reflecting the sunlight.
Musee d'Orsay, La photographie au tournant du siecle: du pictotialisme a Eugene Atget.
Curator Roxana Marcoci locates this moment within the ongoing--but often overlooked--dialogue between the two mediums in an ambitious exhibition of more than 300 works by 118 artists (Eugene Atget, Constantin Brancusi, Fischli & Weiss, and Rachel Harrison, to name a few) that examines the way photography has informed and challenged our understanding of sculpture from the dawn of modernism to the present day.
La photographie au tournant du siecle: du pictorialisme a Eugene Atget.
Instead, she drew inspiration from a tradition within modernism, spanning "from Atget to Ruscha," that valued the photograph's documentary function over its ability to construct allegories or fables.