thousands of historic photographs online

Paris Musées launches online photography
61 rue Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile, enseigne “Au petit Bacchus”. Paris (IVème arrondissement). Photographie d’Eugène Atget (1857-1927). Paris, musée Carnavalet.

Paris Musées, the public institution that manages all of the museums in Paris, has launched a new Collections portal with the public access to more than 100,000 high-resolution digital reproductions of classic artwork and photography.

Click here for the article on DP Review – or here for the portal

Contemporary Chinese photography

Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution

An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.

Walker Evans

Art Blart posts on Walker Evans at the Centre Pompidou Pariscloses 14 August 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 8 August 2017

August Sander

A piece about August SanderPortraying a Nation: Germany 1919–1933 is on at Tate Liverpool 23 June – 15 October 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

How botany helped give birth to photography

From The Art Newspaper:

A survey of early photography at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century, 17 June-17 September) will focus on “the noisy century” of the medium, says the show’s curator, Mattie Boom. Around 300 pictures from the museum’s collection of more than 150,000 photographs will be included. 

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