From January 18 to March 3, 2018, Galerie Argentic in Paris presents a selection of about fifty photographs by Jean-Claude Gautrand, French photography’s privileged witness. This selection covers over 60 years of work and brings together his most beautiful series, including Métalopolis and Le Galet, featured here. Métalopolis (1964) Made in 1964, Métalopolis is Jean-Claude Gautrand’s first extensive series. Its title was inspired by Fritz Lang iconic film, Métropolis, which imagines city life in a dehumanized future. Taken on the construction site of the Parisian ring road, the photographs are consistent with the current of Subjektive Fotografie and with the...
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