(photos collected from Paris Changing: Revisiting Eugene Auget's Paris)
Sunday, July 22, 2012
How the World Looked That Day
I was browsing the art section at the bookstore the other night and came across a photography book entitled Paris Changing: Revisiting Eugene Atget's Paris, in which Christopher Rauschenberg, modern day photog, revisits all of the Parisian places documented by Eugene Atget in the 30s, then documents them himself. What results is a delightful capsule of time. The book is laid out with Atget's photo on the left and Rauschenberg's on the right for easy comparisan of the then to the now. This set of the trademark advertising columns is my favorite--look at the difference in advertisements!