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The 2017 Paris Photo Month on the Left Bank

Art and Culture, Photography

Le Mois de la Photo (Paris Photo Month) now extends beyond the city limits – and we encourage you to explore – but you might like to know that there are already some superb exhibitions on offer just minutes from our hotels!

Here’s all the info.
Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive GaucheSo the good news is that le Mois de la Photo provides a map on their website (PDF) showing all the exhibitions on offer. The bad news is that it’s a useless hot mess…
Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive GaucheLucky that we’re to help then, eh? 😉  Here’s a quick list of some excellent exhibitions very close to our hotels.

Roger Schall – Paris in the 1930s

The Argentic Gallery (here) is showing a selection of beautiful black and white shots, most never seen before. You’ ve probably never seen Paris like this before.

And for the special intense south-west weekend event (on 22nd & 23rd April), the gallery is having a photo book sale, with prices from 10 euros to 1,000€.

Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive Gauche

© Roger Schall

Willy Maywald and fashion

The Galerie Dina Vierny (here) has around twenty fashion shots by Willy Maywald to show you. Taken in the 1950s and 60s, they showcase dresses by Balenciaga, Givenchy, Dior…

Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive Gauche

© Association Willy Maywald / Adagp

Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti – The Heavens: Annual Report

The Centre Assas (here) is hosting this exhibition showing what offshore tax havens look like, the aura of secrecy that surrounds them and the obscene levels of wealth of those involved.

It’s a project by Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti, and a smart book of the project is available in English here.

Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive Gauche

© Paolo Woods et Gabriele Galimberti

Don McCullin – Looking East

La Galerie Folia (here) is showing original prints by Don McCullin, who often concentrates on the darker side of life – war, misery, revolution…

You can also meet the artist on Saturday 22nd April between 4.30 and 6pm.
Le Mois de la Photo 2017 Rive GaucheAnd of course there’s a lot, lot more on offer: Erwin Blumenfeld at the Docks, Autophoto at the Fondation Cartier, Cartier-Bresson at the Cartier Bressin Fondation…

The list of all the events is here.

And make sure you check out the programme for the so-called intense weekend on 22nd & 23rd April, which includes events on the Left Bank.

Photo Month (Le Mois de la Photo) continues throughout April 2017

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