For nearly thirty years, Josef Koudelka has traveled around 200 archaeological sites around the Mediterranean, from which he has taken hundreds of black and white panoramic photographs. From this unique project, the BnF National Library of France is presenting 110 exceptional prints: a new collection entitled Ruines, which reveals all the strength and beauty of Koudelka’s visual lexicon. The BnF thus honors one of the last great masters of modern photography, a photographer with a monumental work, whom Henri Cartier-Bresson considered to be his “brother” in photography and whom he had identified as having a painter’s eye ”. This exhibition...
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