Search for content, post, videos

François Braunschweig and Hugues Autexiers

The rediscovery in the early 1970s of French "primitive photography" as highly desirable art led many museum curators and private collectors to a small glass-walled treasure trove buried in the Paris flea market at Porte de Clignancourt. This modest establishment-bookstalls outside, photographica, posters, and popular-art memorabilia crowding the interior-was designed around a deliberate strategy: Novice collectors were re9ujred to hurd.le scholarly and financial measures of seriousness before being allowed access to a tiny second-tloor room where one could find a select group of premium images by Le Gray, Baldus, Nègre, and others.

This content is for Abonnement annuel and Abonnement mensuel members only.
Log In Register

Create an account or log in to read more and see all pictures.

Install WebApp on iPhone
Install WebApp on Android