This fall, the Pavillon Populaire dedicates its new exhibition to the “New York School” photographers. With THE NEW YORK SCHOOL SHOW, it is about presenting, for the first time in Europe, a project specifically dedicated to this movement considered to be a true visual revolution. If there is one city that is consubstantially associated with the development of American photography, it is New York. Between the 1930s and the end of the 1960s, lived and worked in the American metropolis a group of photographers affiliated with what has been called the New York School, a multidisciplinary artistic movement which corresponds to the renewal of American artistic life. after the Second World War. From Bruce Davidson to Louis Faurer, passing by Robert Frank or Saul Leiter, Don Donaghy, David Vestal and a few others, these photographers instigated a new freedom of shooting and a style of street photography that radically changed the approach of documenting social facts, relying on a new subjective vision of the urban setting, a thousand leagues from the European Humanist School. Here is the text by Howard...
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