If Bernard Plossu’s work is perhaps seen as that of a “travel photographer”, we search in vain for some trace of exoticism, the desire to make the place awesome. Against the grain of all aesthetic theory, Bernard Plossu has taken photographs for more than half a century with an urgency that is evidence of his love for life, his passion to see everything, to go through everything, capable of extracting from a town or a neighbourhood what makes it tick.
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