Convergence – A Panorama of Photography’s French Connections in India

by Editor ACF
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28 April 2022 onwards | KNMA, Saket
Curated by Rahaab Allana, along with the Embassy of France / The French Institute in India, Institut Français, and The Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, the exhibition feature works of notable French photographers over broad spans of time. Photographers such as Louis-Théophile Marie Rousselet; a French traveler in India during the 1860s who met India’s first photographer king, Sawai Ram Singh II in Jaipur. Marc Riboud was a celebrated French photojournalist who worked for Paris-based Magnum Photos from 1953-to 78 and traveled all around Asia in the 50s along with the works of many other modern European masters such as Denis Brihat, Paul Almasy, Edward Miller, and Bernard Pierre Wolff among others. The original photographs are being shown at KNMA, with Gelatin silver prints (modern) by Marc Riboud, Gelatin silver bromide prints by Paul Almasy, and group portraits in front of painted studio settings.

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