Taschen and Jean-Claude Gautrand are releasing a wonderful new book with over 400 photographs by Robert Doisneau, with half of them rarely or never published. I knew Robert Doisneau. We had lunch together two or three times per year. He was an unusual character, and one of my most cherished memories involves him. One morning in the late ‘70s, I woke up depressed. I was supposed to have lunch with Doisneau, and I thought about calling to cancel, but in the end I didn’t. Doisneau arrived, laughing. He had just come from a medical check-up. “Naudet,” he said. “I have a story for you.”
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