André Steiner, Man Ray, Jean Painlevé… there are numerous photographers who immortalized the ocean, whether from a distance or up-close. An exhibition in Le Havre, France, allows us to discover this facet of their work alongside paintings and sculptures on the same theme. The relationship between the depths of the ocean and photography go back to the work of Anna Atkins in 1845. The photographer did not take any underwater images since, at the time, waterproof casing had not been invented yet. But she wanted to capture what came out of the ocean, what was spewed out by the waves,...
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