Fantasies of the street: Emigré photography in interwar Paris

  title={Fantasies of the street: Emigr{\'e} photography in interwar Paris},
  author={Sarah Kennel},
  journal={History of Photography},
  pages={287 - 300}
  • Sarah Kennel
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • Art
  • History of Photography
A vibrant centre of cultural and artistic production, interwar Paris attracted many photographers from central Europe. Bringing with them inherited traditions and visual lexicons from their countries of origin, this heterogeneous group of photographers, which included Ilse Bing, André Kertész and Germaine Krull, put their acquired skills and habits to use in new contexts, drawing inspiration from each other, from their engagement with the vibrant culture of France, and most of all from a… 



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