Eugene Atget – A pioneer of documentary photography and another photographer whose genius was recognised too late

Eugène Atget - Staircase, Montmartre 1924 Eugène Atget was born in France on the 12th February 1857. He was a pioneer of documentary photography, noted for his desire to document all of the architecture and street scenes of Paris before their disappearance to modernisation. Most of his photographs were first published by Berenice Abbott after... Continue Reading →

Vivian Maier The Enigma of a genius

As the world changes and becomes more technologically advanced it becomes more difficult to hide from scrutiny. Almost everyone has a digital footprint in some form or other unless they are scrupulous about staying off the grid. But good artists it seems have a knack for only becoming famous after they have died. Vivian Maier... Continue Reading →

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