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Post-War Paris through the eyes of photojournalist Paul Almasy. One of the great chroniclers of 1950s and 1960s Paris, Paul Almasy, born in 1906, took about 120,000 black-and-white photos before he died at the age of 97.

Post-War Paris through the eyes of photojournalist Paul Almasy

Image copyright Paul Almasy / akg-images. Atget’s Paris, 100 Years Later. Marguerite Duras, Les mains négatives (Negative Hands) - Video & Film. E-flux and the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen are pleased to present Marguerite Duras's Les mains négatives, the second film in the joint series From My Window / From Your Window.

Marguerite Duras, Les mains négatives (Negative Hands) - Video & Film

The Beach Beneath the Street. The lack of politicisation in the recent riots around Britain can be frustrating to those steeped in French theory, those who see the riot as what Martin Luther King described as the “language of the unheard”.

The Beach Beneath the Street

But London 2011 is quite evidently not Paris 1968. Laurent Kronental. Neglected Utopia: Photographer explores the forgotten modernist estates of Paris. From the 1950s to the 1980s, Paris was booming.

Neglected Utopia: Photographer explores the forgotten modernist estates of Paris

Foreign migration and urbanisation of the city caused a huge surge in population and a crisis for housing. France’s solution came in the form of vast housing projects and so during this period massive, modernist and really quite unique estates sprung up across the city — aiming for a new way of living. Just a few decades later and these towering buildings look dated, discarded and forgotten.

Often stigmatised by the media, they divide opinion in France and have been left mostly occupied by the ageing community of ‘urban veterans’ who first made it their home, as the younger generation are drawn to more contemporary city living. Le square Lamartine à Paris. Le square Lamartine- Paris 16e.

Le square Lamartine à Paris

The Attacks in Paris: What Happened at Each Location. By The New York Times | Aerial imagery by Google 9:20 p.m. 1Stadium 1 killed Suicide bomb 2Restaurants 15 killed Shooting.

The Attacks in Paris: What Happened at Each Location

LE FUMOIR PARIS. Towards a Taxonomy of Edgelands Literature. Susan Sontag, in her 1969 work Styles of Radical Will, claimed that ‘there is no such thing as empty space.

Towards a Taxonomy of Edgelands Literature

As long as a human eye is looking there is always something to see’ (10) – foreseeing with the simplicity of her statement a watershed moment in literary and cultural criticism, the spatial turn, the effects of which are still being comprehended and incorporated into the discourse of cultural theory today. As criticism focused its ‘human eye’ upon spatiality, certain spaces – much as certain temporalities in the long nineteenth century – were privileged above the rest. Arcades - The Arcades Project Project or The Rhetoric of Hypertext by Heather Marcelle Crickenberger. Paris: Capital of the 19th Century.

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Les Amants du Pont-Neuf. 25.

Les Amants du Pont-Neuf

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (Lynch, USA, 1992) 24. An Autumn Tale (Rohmer, France, 1998) 23. Deseret (Benning, USA, 1995) 22. 21. 20. 19. 18. I’m fond of calling Johnnie To the world’s greatest genre director and this film, the coolest gangster movie since the heyday of Jean-Pierre Melville, is the best place to start exploring his work. 17. Atget. Pinhole Paris. Scott Haine, The Drama of Daily Life. Les ponts mis en Seine. Maps, Thresholds and Beaten Tracks - berfrois. Text by Edward Welch.

Maps, Thresholds and Beaten Tracks - berfrois

BRASSAI. Statues détruites ou disparues à Paris. Statues et monuments détruits ou disparus à Paris - page 1 Constructions détruites statues détruites page 2 - statues déplacées statues actuelle Le 11 octobre 1941, le gouvernement de Vichy promulgue la loi sur l'enlèvement des statues métalliques en vue de la récupération de métaux non ferreux (cuivre, laiton, plomb).

Statues détruites ou disparues à Paris

Plus d'une centaine de statues a été alors fondue, dont 74 commémoratifs. Extrait du Journal officiel du 11/10/1941 "Nous maréchal de France, chef de l'Etat français, décrétons: il sera procédé à l'enlèvement des statues et monuments en alliage cuivreux, sis dans les lieux publics et les locaux administratifs, afin de remettre les métaux constituants dans le circuit de la production industrielle et agricole. " Mais ce ne sont pas toutes les statues qui ont été détruites, les saints et les saintes, les rois et les reines sont épargnés, ainsi que monuments commémoratifs de le première guerre mondiale (sauf les monuments à Edith Cavell et au général Manguin) Liens internet. Covered Passages of Paris on Pinterest.

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Peter Turnley: French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris. Peter Turnley is a renowned photojournalist, who has, for more than four decades, created an enduring legacy of memorable images that reveal the depth and pathos of our common human experience and history. Turnley has photographed monumental moments of historic change and revolution including the Gulf War, Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, Chechnya, the fall of the Berlin Wall, revolutions in Eastern Europe, Tiananmen Square, the release of Nelson Mandela, the end of apartheid in South Africa, and many world leaders including President Barack Obama. In his new book “French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris,” he reveals moments of poetry and beauty he witnessed as a street photographer during the past 40 years of documenting the city of love, which is his adopted home.

Q: Hi Peter, how did you get started with photography? A: I was sixteen years old. I had a serious injury from playing high school football. Paris Kertesz by Jean-François Dars & Anne Papillault. Rivette: Paris, Ramparts. Paris 1900-2013 en photos : pilotez notre fabuleuse machine à remonter le temps. Dix autochromes, commandés par un riche banquier, de la capitale au siècle dernier... en face de dix photos, prises par nous cette année. Rue89 vous invite à sentir le temps passé. Mode d’emploi - Les flèches à droite et à gauche de l’image, pour changer de photos. - La poignée rouge, pour remonter le temps. Ces photos parisiennes du début du XXe siècle, que vous connaissez peut-être, nous ont fascinés. Albert Kahn a envoyé des photographes à travers le monde entier pour réaliser un fonds photographique qui comprendra au final plus de 60 pays et 72 000 plaques autochromes.

Plusieurs photographes (ou « opérateurs ») ont réalisé ces autochromes parisiens au début du siècle dernier. Nous avons voulu revoir ces endroits, sentir le temps passé. Messy Nessy Chic The Paris Time Capsule Apartment. A Parisian apartment left untouched for over 70 years was discovered in the quartier of Pigalle a few summers ago and I’ve been meaning to share the pictures with you. Time to unlock the vault … The owner of this apartment, Mrs. De Florian left Paris just before the rumblings of World War II broke out in Europe.

She closed up her shutters and left for the South of France, never to return to the city again. Seven decades later she passed away at the age of 91. Perhaps Paris. Listen, there is no way around it. In the article that follows I'm going to be forced to wield sweeping generalisations, peddle the occasional stereotype, and generally piss off the people of my adopted home. However. It needs to be done. It's like one of those difficult talks that normally take place in the kitchen and are basically painful for one party. Paris is Brewing. Hoi Chi Ng Télescope, a cafe run by Nicolas Clerc and David Flynn in the First Arrondissement in Paris. Finally, Paris has a coffee scene. The city has always been the paradox of the industry, a great cafe town where an otherwise discerning audience happily throws back watery shots of ashy swill.

I first wrote about Paris coffee in 2010, and after returning to the topic last year I decided to sit on my hands until somebody in the city figured out what it was missing. It happened. Charles Rearick dreams of every Paris. A panoramic view of the big city from the hillside Parc de Belleville. Far from the picturesque quais of the Seine and the chic quarters to the west, a neighborhood of small, deteriorating houses was destroyed to create this park in 1988, but some semblance of aneighborly “village” lives on in streets and cafés nearby and in some spots in the park itself. by Charles Rearick Every year brings a stream of new works on Paris—always an appealing subject for writers and film makers.

Last spring’s output was exceptional in several regards. For the movie-going public, there was Woody Allen’s latest: Midnight in Paris. A clutch of Paris books that are not American-centered also appeared this spring– to considerably less press notice. My fundamental premise is that Paris is much too large and diverse for any one work to capture it all or to satisfy every reader’s interests. Femen's topless warriors start boot camp for global feminism. In a chaotic and crumbling former public washhouse in a rundown district of northern Paris, Inna Shevchenko was explaining how a large leather punchbag hanging from the rafters might be used by the foot soldiers of a new generation of feminists.

As she prepared to welcome recruits to the Ukrainian-based feminist group Femen's first "international training camp", it was clear that the instruction would not be all ideological. The talk was of "war", "soldiers", "terrorism" and "enemies".