“In the meantime, we can say: everything that works for the development of culture also works against the war.” – Sigmund Freud, 1932 To illustrate the aesthetic upheavals in France between 1925 and 1935 is a challenge as the references are numerous and varied. Photography is still for a very little while in black and white but the snapshot installs a taste for movement, and what it captures actually explodes in colors. 1925-1935 is a decade where the intoxication of the feast mingles with the anxiety of the future: ten years suspended, magical, overwhelming in their fragility and their inventiveness....
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