Exhibition: Paris Magnum

The Hotel de Ville has gathered together 150 photographs from Magnum Photos (Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, and Martin Parr) for a free exhibition entitled Paris Magnum. Depicting the everyday life of famous and anonymous Parisians from 1930 to nowadays, it retraces the evolution of the capital’s architecture, including the Louvre Pyramid, the Grande Arche of the Defense and the Centre Pompidou. This retrospective also tackles some important events of History, such as the 1936 strikes, the Liberation in 1944, the Algerian War and the May ’68 demonstrations.

“Paris Magnum” exhibition, from December 12th 2014 to March 28th 2015.
Open Monday-Saturday from 10am to 6.30pm.
Closed on Sunday and on January 1st 2015.
Free entrance.

Race at the Longchamp racecourse, 1952
© Robert Capa / International Center of Photography / Magnum Photos

Hôtel de Ville
5, rue Lobau
75004 Paris
Metro: Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11) or Pont Marie (line7).

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