“When Michel Legrand died last January 26, all recognized him as a musician and composer of great talent, yet his record is edifying: he received three Oscars but no Cesar. The world of photography is no exception to what seems to be a rule in France, particularly in Paris, because we can only note the lack of support from national institutions, and cultural actors more generally, towards contemporary French photographers. Only historical figures and already “institutionalized” authors like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Sabine Weiss, Gilles Caron or Raymond Depardon are entitled to it. Very rare indeed are the places dedicated to...
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