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Gabrielle Renard and Jean Renoir by Auguste Renoir in Essoyes. Photo Janet Hulstrand.

The Painter’s Wife: Aline Charigot Renoir and the Renoir Home in Essoyes

As the village of Essoyes in southern Champagne prepares to open Renoir’s home to the public and the surrounding department of Aube celebrates this as the Year of Renoir, Janet Hulstrand, a part-time American resident of Essoyes, examines the life of Aline Charigot Renoir, wife of the artist and mother of three artists.

Yours, Mine, Le Nôtre’s: An American Photographer Examines the Garden of Versailles

As France celebrates the 400th anniversary of the birth of André Le Nôtre, the father of French gardens, France Revisited explores some of this 17th-century landscape gardener’s most famous gardens and parks. Here, American photographer Elise Prudhomme guides us along the garden paths of Versailles.

Travel Photography Festival in Bordeaux

Now here’s a photography festival that’s right up our alley: the 22nd annual Travel Photography Festival of Bordeaux, Itinéraires des Photographes Voyageurs. The festival, running April 1-29, 2012, reveals a diversity of approaches to travel and place by French photographers who collectively present far-flung “itineraries” from Bordeaux to Tokyo to Africa to South America.

Quinn Jacobson’s American West Portraits in Paris

American photographer Quinn Jacobson, a specialist in early photographic techniques, has returned to Paris this spring with “The American West Portraits,” a showing of recent works at the gallery Centre Iris pour la photographie until June 19, 2012. The portraits in this show were created with the wet plate collodion process, a photographic technique developed in the 1850s.

Paris Photos – Paris Walks: An American Photographer as Flaneur

Armed with a Leica M6 rangefinder, Peter O’Toole first visited Paris in 1996 and quickly discovered the double pleasure of meandering through the city...
Nordic Man. (c) Quinn Jacobson

Glass Memories: Quinn Jacobson at the Centre Iris

"Glass Memories," intense and haunting portraits by American photographer Quinn Jacobson, at Centre Iris... pour la photographie in Paris, spring 2010.

Prizewinning project “anima” at the French Institute

Jean-François Spricigo, the 2008 winner of the Prix de Photographie by the French Académie des Beaux-Arts, says that he learned photography during night walks with his dog. If so then, anima, the exhibit of his work at the Institut de France, is as personal for him as it is haunting for the viewer.

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