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Versailles photographed 1850-2010

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Versailles photographed 1850-2010

Time: March 12, 2010 to April 25, 2010
Location: North Wing [Galerie de pierre haute], Château de Versailles
Street: Place d'Armes
City/Town: 78000 Versailles, France
Website or Map: http://en.chateauversailles.f…
Phone: 01 30 83 78 00
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Château de Versailles
Latest Activity: Mar 12, 2010

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Event Description

The Château de Versailles is putting on a new “history of photography” exhibition in 150 photos taken of the Chateau and park, ranging from the daguerreotype (1850) to the era of the digital camera (2010).

The Galerie de Pierre haute will become a genuine gallery of photography hosting the prints of great artists who have left their mark on the history of their art such as Eugène Atget, Man Ray, Brassaï, André Kertész, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Dora Maar, Robert Doisneau, Henri Cartier-Bresson... as well great names of contemporary photography: Robert Polidori, Raymond Depardon, Jean-Loup Sieff, Michael Kenna, Jun Shiraoka and Luigi Ghirri.

The exhibition will thus pay homage as much to the Château as to the art of photography.

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