On February 8, 2014, M magazine published these two stories on paparazzi. They were kind enough to let us republish them. They call themselves, “the rats.” Sometimes dismissed as the lowest among photographers, the paparazzi are nonetheless the lifeblood of a very popular brand of journalism, and they have become an inspiration for some artists. Le Centre Pompidou-Metz will showcase their work through June with an exhibition that explores the dangerous liaisons between the stars and those who stalk them.
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