Author(s): Danielle Leenarts
Featuring the most well-known photos from Robert Doisneau since the beginning of his career, (re)discover his talent through an original and unknown full colour photoreport. This retrospective of the works of Doisneau also give an insight in the lives of famous artists such as Picasso and Niki de Saint Phalle. The book is themed by three subjects: the main characteristics of his work and his importance for 20th century photography, the notion of the poetry of realism and 164 photos, which are also themed: daily beauty, Palm Springs, artists' studios. Published to accompany an exhibition in Musee Ixelles (Brussels) from 19 October 2017 until 4 February 2018.
Published to accompany an exhibition in Musee Ixelles (Brussels) from 19 October 2017 until 4 February 2018.
Danielle Leenarts teaches History of Photography at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. Virginie Devillers is an art historian. She is teaches art history, esthetic philosophy, contemporary literature and modern photography.