The love at first sight of Willy Ronis for Gordes, this emblematic village of Provence is a happy coincidence. Raymond Grosset, director of the Rapho agency that Ronis integrated after the war, asked him one day to enjoy his holidays in the south to make a report on the painter André Lhote and his summer school in Mirmande, in the Drôme. The session goes so well that in the end André Lhote offers him to continue this work in his other summer school located in Gordes. This is what Willy Ronis will do and it is in this last workshop […]
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