Paris-Photo

Paris - Streets

Paris is a muse.

She is best experienced in the rain.

With her slick streets and her wild eyes framed by a well-kept exterior, she sweeps you off your feet.

And you know immediately that you have fallen for her.

Forever.

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The Statue of Liberty under construction in Paris, 1883. The statue arrived in New York Harbor today in 1885. 

Source images (1, 2, 3) from The New York Public Library.

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Christian Tagliavini

From his series Voyages Extraordinares

Swiss-Italian, born in 1971, educated in Italy and Switzerland, where he lives and works as a photographer.

This blog has presented Tagliavini’s work before. He returns with a new series, just in time for the prestigious Paris Photo Art Fair, the most important photography fair of the year. Voyages Extraordinaires is a homage to Jules Verne’s most well-known novels, “Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, "Journey to the Center of the Earth” and “From the Earth to the Moon.” Small sets and tightly-shot frames give the images a claustrophobia appropriate to the subject matter. 

Tagliavini is represented by the highly respected Galerie Camera Work from Berlin, Germany. 

Paris: mid-afternoon looking out over the rooftops of Montmartre towards the Eiffel Tower from a room at TimHotel - Montmartre.

So many chimneys…

I return to New York City in 2 days. Paris has been an amazing journey. I have been doing the bulk of my updates (photos) to my Twitter. I am looking forward to going back home to make many substantial posts about my month in France.

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