The Mirror with a Memory: 19th-Century French Photography from Daguerre to Atget
Julia Dolan, Ph.D. The Minor White Curator of Photography
The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden offers a prime opportunity to view rare examples of early French photography firsthand. Join Dr. Dolan for an illustrated discussion of photography’s birth and development in Europe and explore the medium’s profound social and political meanings during this rapidly changing period of France’s history.
Members free; non-members $20, seniors and students $17. Advance ticket purchase recommended.
IMAGE: Auguste Giraudon (French, active late 19th century), Young Girl with Two Sheep, c. 1875, albumen silver print, Museum Purchase: Funds provided by the Photography Council.
Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, the Toledo Museum of Art, and the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, with the special collaboration of the Musée du Louvre, and the generous participation of the Musée Carnavalet Histoire de Paris. © 2014 Portland Art Museum @PDXArtMuseum