Lucien Clergue

Lucien Clergue’s first albums open his new exhibition at Grand Palais. It’s a highly-anticipated and emotional affair–his first retrospective in Paris, and the first to take place since his death in 2014. Christian Lacroix, always Clergue’s close friend, has designed the exhibition’s decor Clergue’s taste in mind, filling the space with vibrant colors of the…

Who’s Afraid of Women Photographers ?

When photography was a male-dominated art form, were women photographers not these men’s artistic equals, indeed their superiors? Those we know as the Kodak Girls? These are the women whose work is now on display at the Musée de l’Orangerie (1839-1919) and then at the Musée d’Orsay (1918-1945). Women like my grandmother—an avid photographer with…