(As sensitive to human suffering as to the simple pleasure...)
As sensitive to human suffering as to the simple pleasures of life, Robert Doisneau is one of the most celebrated exponents of the Photographie humaniste that swept through the 1950s.
(The history of Paris is recounted in photographs ranging ...)
The history of Paris is recounted in photographs ranging from Daguerre’s early incunabula to the most recent images - an almost complete record of over a century and a half of transformations and a vast panorama spanning more than 600 pages and 500 photographs. This book brings together the past and the present, the monumental and the everyday, objects and people. Images captured by the most illustrious photographers - Daguerre, Marville, Atget, Lartigue, Brassaï, Kertész, Ronis, Doisneau, Cartier-Bresson, and many more. (multilingual Edition)
Jean Gautrand has worked for the French postal service for the last twenty years. He has written for such publications as Photo-Journal, Nouveau Photo Cinéma and Photo Ciné Revue.
Jean Gautrand he has also made a name for himself as a historian, journalist and critic, with numerous publications. He is the author of the TASCHEN books Paris mon amour (1999), Robert Doisneau (2003), Brassaï (2004), Willy Ronis (2005) and Paris, Portrait of a City (2011).