biografía de Eugène ATGET (1857-1927)

Personal data


Birth : 1857 - Libourne, France
Death : 08/04/1927 - Paris, France
Sex : M

Representatives

Galerie Johannes Faber – Brahmsplatz 7 – Vienna, Austria
Lee Gallery – 1 Mount Vernon Street – Winchester MA, United States
Robert Miller Gallery – 524 West 26th Street – New York NY, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1968:The Abbott-Levy Collection (5000 prints) was acquired by The Museum of Modern Art of New York
1926:Meets Berenice Abbot who appreciated his work and took upon herself the resposibility of publicizing his work
1898:Began photography
Friend of Brassaï
After Atget’s death, and in collaboration with art dealer Julien Levy, Abott purchased his négatives and prints
He used a plate camera on a tripod and contact printing paper normally gold toned

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography : Bromoil gelatin silver print - Cliché-verre

Subject

architecture
documentation
monument
portrait
Daily life

Movements and styles

Primitive Photography

Works

Men's Fashions
Date of creation : 1925
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 23 x 17 cm
 
Coin de la rue Valette et Panthéon
Date of creation : 1925
Medium : Photograph
 
Carrousel
Date of creation : 1923
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 17 x 23 cm
 
Boucherie rue Christine
Date of creation : 1923
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 23 x 14 cm
 
Rue St. Rustique
Date of creation : 1922
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 22 x 18 cm
 
Femme
Date of creation : 1921
Medium : Albumen print
Subject : female nude
Size : 23 x 18 cm
 
Prostituée
Date of creation : 1921
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Size : 23 x 17 cm
 
Saint-Cloud
Date of creation : 1915
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 17 x 22 cm
 
Eclipse
Date of creation : 1911
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 17 x 23 cm
 
Corsets, Boulevard de Strasbourg
Date of creation : 1905
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Size : 23 x 17 cm
 
Versailles, Vase dans le parc du château
Date of creation : 1900
Medium : Albumen print
Size : 22 x 18 cm
 
Nenuphars
Date of creation : 1900
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 23 x 17 cm
 
Marchand Abat-Jours
Date of creation : 1899
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Technical data : printed 1956 by Bérénice Abbott
Size : 21 x 17 cm
 
Joueur d'orgue de Barbarie et chanteuse des rues
Date of creation : 1898
Medium : Bromoil gelatin silver print
Size : 22 x 17 cm
 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Galerie Françoise Paviot – 57 Rue Sainte-Anne – Paris, France

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Robert Klein Gallery – 4th floor 38 Newbury Street – Boston MA, United States

2005

Paris Photo n°9
Paris, France
11/17/2005 – 11/20/2005
Represented by : Art 75 – Galerie Yves Di Maria – 58 rue Vieille du Temple – Paris, France

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Corkin/Shopland – 55 Mill str., Bulding 61 – Toronto ON, Canada

2003

Paris Photo, n°7
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/13/2003 – 11/16/2003
Represented by : Gallery 19th 21st – 9 Little Harbor road – Guilford CT, United States

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Françoise Paviot – 57 Rue Sainte-Anne – Paris, France

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Jane Corkin Gallery – 55 Mill street, Bulding 61 – Toronto ON, Canada

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Peter Fetterman Gallery – Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Avenue, A-7 – Santa Monica CA, United States

2002

AIPAD Photography Show
Americas Hall – New York NY, United States
02/15/2002 – 02/17/2002
Represented by : Jane Corkin Gallery – 55 Mill street, Bulding 61 – Toronto ON, Canada

2001

Paris Photo, n°5
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Art 75 – Galerie Yves Di Maria – 58 rue Vieille du Temple – Paris, France

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Françoise Paviot – 57 Rue Sainte-Anne – Paris, France

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Zur Stockeregg – Stockerstrasse 33 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Deborah Bell Gallery – 511 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

AIPAD Photography Show
New York NY, United States
02/16/2001 – 02/18/2001
Represented by : Deborah Bell Gallery – 511 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

Photo L.A The 10th Los Angeles Photographic Print Exposition
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium – Santa Monica CA, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/21/2001
Represented by : Deborah Bell Gallery – 511 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Robert Klein Gallery – 4th floor 38 Newbury Street – Boston MA, United States

2000

Paris Photo, n° 4
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2000 – 11/19/2000
Represented by : Howard Greenberg Gallery – 41 east 57 str. – New York NY, United States

Photo San Francisco, n° 1
Fort Mason – San Francisco CA, United States
07/27/2000 – 07/30/2000
Represented by : Deborah Bell Gallery – 511 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

photo L.A. 2000 – 9th Los Angeles Photographic Print Exposition
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium – Santa Monica CA, United States
01/20/2000 – 01/23/2000
Represented by : Deborah Bell Gallery – 511 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Jane Corkin Gallery – 55 Mill street, Bulding 61 – Toronto ON, Canada


Group exhibitions

2003

La Photographie au tournant du siècle : du pictorialisme à Eugène Atget
Musée d’Orsay – Paris, France
2003 – 10/19/2003

2002

Shopping: A Century of Art and Consumer Culture
Tate Liverpool – Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
12/20/2002 – 03/23/2002

La Fotografia tra Storia e Poesia: La Collezione Fotografica della FNAC
Fondazione Italiana per la Fotografia – Turin TO, Italy
05/23/2002 – 07/28/2002

2001

Richard Wentworth / Eugène Atget
The Photographers’ Gallery – London, United Kingdom
10/05/2001 – 11/18/2001

Richard Wentworth & Eugene Atget
The Photographers’ Gallery – London, United Kingdom
10/05/2001 – 11/18/2001

2000

Eugène Atget / Berenice Abbott
Musée Carnavalet – Paris, France
01/2000

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1996

La Photographie du XXème siècle
Publisher: Museum Ludwig – Bischofsgartenstrasse 1 – Cologne, Germany
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
1996
ISBN : 3822857335

1930

Atget photographe de Paris
1930

Atget, le pionnier
Publisher: Editions Marval – 7 place Saint-Sulpice – Paris, France

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