Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq died on August 2, 2017. She was a great historian and researcher of photography and directed the Robert Doisneau House (Gentilly, France) as the first director of the institution. For over seventeen years, she has organized numerous outstanding exhibitions, showing artists such as Stanley Greene, Guy Le Querrec, Sergio Larrain, Izis, Isabelle Muñoz.
In 2014, she defended a thesis on “Pesti Napló, Képes Mümelléklet, a Hungarian magazine, 1924-1939” (unpublished), demonstrating her great knowledge of Hungarian humanist photography and a teacher at the Louvre school.
Among its publications, public can retain important books such as Is This How Men Live? Humanism and Photography ; Photography by the Children or even Izis Trough the Archives of Paris Match.