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Piercing Time

Paris after Marville and Atget, 1865-2012

Piercing Time( )
Author: Sramek, Peter
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Intellect, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $178.50
Book Description:

Piercing Time examines the role of photography in documenting urban change by juxtaposing contemporary "rephotographs" taken by the author with images of nineteenth century Paris taken by Charles Marville, who worked under Georges Haussmann, and corresponding photographs by Eugène Atget taken in the early twentieth century. Revisiting the sites of Marville's photographs with a black cloth, tripod, and view camera, Peter Sramek creates here a visually stunning book that...
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Detailed Subjects: Travel / Europe / France
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 9 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:4.303 Pounds

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