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Traverser exhibition by Raymond Depardon
at the Cartier-Bresson Foundation
13th September – 17th December 2017

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Perhaps France’s most important living photographer, Raymond Depardon (75 years old) has new exhibition – Traverser – at the Cartier-Bresson Foundation, very close to our hotels.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Traverser de Raymond Depardon à la Fondation Cartier-Bresson du 13 septembre au 17 décembre 2017

© Raymond Depardon / Magnum Photos

Documenting France (and a lot of the rest of the world) has been Raymond Depardon’s passion for over 60 years. In photos and films, he shows us the everyday and the extraordinary, sometime apart, often together.

His new exhibition Traverser has four themes, with links between each pair:

La terre natale (homeland), with
Le voyage (journey), and
La douleur (pain), with
L’enfermement (confinement)

Through a hundred or so images, texts, films and documents, the exhibition is a journey though Depardon’s work, from his earliest photos to his vision today.

Exposition Traverser de Raymond Depardon à la Fondation Cartier-Bresson du 13 septembre au 17 décembre 2017

© Raymond Depardon / Magnum Photos

Linked to the exhibition are two talks being held at the Foundation. One is a conversation between Depardon and Agnès Sire, the head of the Foundation, being held on 5th October 2017 from 6.30-8pm. Another puts agnès b. face to face with Marin Karmitz. These are free, but booking by e-mail is obligatory for both.

On the last Saturday of each month, a free guided visit is available at 11.30am (booking obligatory by e-mail also).

And the catalogue of the exhibition is available here at (260 pages, 39€), with a larger selection of images and long new discussion between Depardon and Agnès Sire.

The exhibition Traverser by Raymond Depardon is at the Fondation Cartier-Bresson (here) 13th September – 17th December 2017

Closed Mondays. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 1-6.30pm (8.30pm Wednesdays) an Saturday from 11am-6.45pm. Last entrance 30 minutes before closing

Admission: 8€ / 4€ and free for everyone on Wednesdays from 6.30-8.30pm





Les murs de la Fondation HCB changent de couleur pour la prochaine exposition « Raymond Depardon – Traverser » ! Du 13 septembre au 17 décembre venez traverser les espaces d’expositions et prendre connaissance du travail du photographe présenté sous quatre chapitres. Malheureusement, notre gif est en noir & blanc, il faudra donc patienter pour découvrir la nouvelle couleur ! 🙃The walls of the Fondation HCB change color for the next exhibition « Raymond Depardon – Traverser »! From September 13 to December 17, come and go through the exhibition spaces and learn about the work of the photographer presented in four chapters. Unfortunately, our gif is black and white, so we will have to wait to discover the new color! 🙃 #montage #photographie #raymonddepardon #newcolor #fondationhcb

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