Lewis Hine Exhibition

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The Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris welcomes an exhibition about all the photographic works of the 20th century. You can discover all this fabulous work until December, 18th, 2011.

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940) fighted the social justice. The Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation exhibits around 150 black and white original pictures from George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film of Rochester, which covers the whole life of Lewis Hine: Portrait of emigrants debarking in Ellis Island, working children, building of the Empire State Building, Europe at the ends of the WWI. This exhibition is supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Lewis Hine was born in Wisoncsin, he went to study sociology in Chicago and New York, where he discovered the photography he will use to defend and support all the causes he likes. He focalised on the "visual part in the education", he did not hesitate to give sense his pictures to convince people about the social troubles he denounced.

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Fri, 2011-09-16
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