The collection of the Maison Européene de la Photographie’s holds more than 20,000 works from the second half of the twentieth century. On the occasion of this exhibition, Jean-Pierre Bourgeois and I have selected images on the theme of love, with iconic photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau and Frank Horvat, but also lesser known images by Claude Alexandre, Bernard-Pierre Wolff, and the famous Italian photographer, Mario Giacomelli. These photographs offer a nuanced portrait of love through all stages of life.
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