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Thursday 23 March, 2023

Mexico, a decisive journey

Thursday, March 23 at 6pm

In 1935 Henri Cartier-Bresson met Helen Levitt in New York. There he exhibited the images he had taken in Mexico during the previous months, and gave a print to his American friend. In 1941, Helen Levitt also went to Mexico City to make photographs of a different kind. Anne Bertrand and Joshua Chuang authors of the exhibition catalogue, discuss the Mexican photographs of the French photographer and the American photographer, exhibited together for the first time in Paris.

An art historian and critic, Anne Bertrand has written Le Présent de Robert Frank (2009), edited Tacita Dean, Écrits choisis 1992-2011 (2011), Lewis Baltz, Textes (2019), as well as Walker Evans, Le Secret de la photographie (2017)/The Interview (2019) and contributed to the catalogue of the exhibition “Wright Morris. The Essence of the Visible” (2019). His critical edition of Walker Evans: Writings and Interviews. An Anthology will be published in spring 2025 by Eakins Press in New York.

Curator and editor Joshua Chuang has served as curator for photography at Yale University Art Gallery, chief curator of the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, and chief curator for photography at the New York Public Library. Recent projects include Robert Adams: The Place We Live (2012); Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins (2018); Santu Mofokeng: Stories (2019); Taryn Simon, The Color of a Flea’s Eye: The Picture Collection (2020) and Judith Joy Ross: Photographs 1978-2015 (2022).

Thursday May 16, 2024

Le feuilletage

Le Feuilletage #5 | Rahim Fortune

Conversation with Rahim Fortune about his latest book Hardtack (Loose Joints, 2024). Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. Flour, water,…

Thursday May 16, 2024

Guided tours

Guided-tour of the exhibitions with the curator

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Thursday March 21, 2024

La place des images

How can one criticize the Society of the Spectacle without becoming complicit?

With Valérie Belin, Maxime Boidy, Isabelle Bonnet, Antoine d’Agata et Emmanuel Guy. Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. By selling his…

Wednesday March 13, 2024

Guided tours

Guided tour with the curator of the exhibitions

Clément Chéroux, director of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and curator of the exhibitions Weegee – Autopsy of the Spectacle and…

Saturday February 3, 2024

Guided tours

Guided tours of the exhibitions

The Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson invites you to discover the exhibitions Weegee – Autopsie du Spectacle and Alessandra Sanguinetti – Les…

Thursday February 1, 2024

Le Feuilletage #4 | Alessandra Sanguinetti, Guillermina Aranciaga and Belinda Stutz

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Thursday December 7, 2023

La place des images

Photography and cycling: a shared history

In the framework of the exhibition Bike Trip, USA, 1939, dedicated to Ruth Orkin’s extraordinary solo bicycle journey across the…

Thursday November 9, 2023

Le feuilletage

Le Feuilletage #3 | Raymond Meeks and George Weld

On the occasion of Paris Photo and as a prelude to the monographic exhibition which will take place at the…