Eugene Atget | the artist
The artist Eugene Atget
Born 1857, Libourne, France.
Died Aug 1927, , .
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Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Eugène Atget photographed the city of Paris and its environs obsessively for almost thirty years. He discovered a market for documentary photographs of Old Paris, which were bought by artists as source material for their canvases. But for Atget, the production of photographs about old French culture was also an occasion for making art.
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eugene atget: getty
"His work is a simple revelation of the simplest aspects of his environment ( ) the Atget prints are direct and emotionally clean records of a rare and subtle perception, and represent perhaps the earliest expression of true photographic art." – Ansel Adams
eugene atget: sfmoma
Sculpture at the Chateau St. Cloud’ and other works
Rue de la Montagne Ste. Genevieve