Don't miss the new exhibition "THE NEW YORK SCHOOL SHOW" at the Pavillon Populaire from October 7th to January 21th !
This fall, the Popular Pavilion dedicates its new exhibition to the photographers of “The New York School”. With THE NEW YORK SCHOOL SHOW, the aim is to present, for the first time in Europe, a project specifically dedicated to this movement considered to be a real visual revolution.
If there is one city that is closely associated with the development of American photography, it is New York. Between the 1930s and the end of the 1960s, lived and worked in the American metropolis a group of photographers affiliated with what has been called the New York School, a multidisciplinary artistic movement that corresponds to the renewal of American artistic life. after the Second World War.
From Bruce Davidson to Louis Faurer, passing by Robert Frank or Saul Leiter, Don Donaghy, David Vestal and a few others, these photographers impulse a new freedom of shooting and a stylistic of street photography which will come to radically change the approach. documentary of social facts, relying on a new subjective vision of the urban setting, a thousand leagues from the European Humanist School.