Reference newspaper abroad, The New York Times is one of the historic titles of the American daily press. The Sunday supplement is an institution that all New Yorkers of taste await impatiently. At the end of each week the extremely substantial cultural supplement retraced the week’s artistic events in all areas. Henri Dauman was a regular contributor there between 1967 and 1974. New York distinguish itself by its avant-garde, whose names still represent the ideal of American excellence today. It was not yet the moment to analyze, but simply to represent these groundbreaking new trends. Turning its back on European culture, the new American art developed its own forms and freed itself from its inspirations. Henri Dauman was in the studio, where things got written.
Henri Dauman, The Manhattan Darkroom
February 11 to May 21, 2017
Musée Nicéphore Niépce
28 Quai des Messagerie