On Our Continuing Attempt to Call Forth the Spirit of Eugene Atget

30Jul08

In which The Gay Recluse is increasingly obsessed with trees.

Of all the French photographers who documented Paris at the turn of the last century (and we don’t mean 8 years ago), we are most obsessed with Eugene Atget. Who can resist his urban streetscapes, his ghostly renderings of the city of light? And his trees — such grandeur and endless striving from these magnificent roots!

–The Gay Recluse, February 17, 2008



One Response to “On Our Continuing Attempt to Call Forth the Spirit of Eugene Atget”

  1. Some of my great new/old loves — Paris, Trees and Photography all together here!

    Aun aprendo!


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