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C.1900S-1920S: PHOTOGRAPHS OF MOVEMENT BY JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE (TEXT and PHOTOS)


Society & Culture  (tags: world, photos, society, interesting, humans, interesting, family )

Carrie
- 170 days ago - retronaut.com
In front of the lens are Lartigue's family and friends. Much of the charm surrounding his photographs come from their spontaneous feel - as if he is capturing a light-hearted moment of joy or excitement with those he is closest to rather than a...



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GGmaSheila D. (132)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 4:00 pm
Have to say Thank You for showing me someone I hadn't heard of...like the photos very much. The lack of color adds depth here. If in color, don't think they would convey such feeling. Very enjoyable.
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 4:17 pm
Beautiful timeless classics! Love the old feel--into a different time. Thx Carrie
 

Jeanne Young (19)
Sunday February 2, 2014, 11:46 pm
How very refreshing - Feeling fairly low these days, and these images give me SUCH a lift of life and joy - Thank you, Carrie
 

Farah Hage Ali (156)
Monday February 3, 2014, 11:00 am
Impressive pictures, noted thank you for sharing
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Monday February 3, 2014, 3:20 pm
Des sauts, tres bon!
 

Kit B. (277)
Monday February 3, 2014, 3:21 pm

Lartigue's photos are important not just because of his choice of subjects and the artistic value. He took great pains to learn and perfect the technique of stop action. I think of all the times of history, Paris in 1920's with the range of artists had to be one of the most interesting. They all spent time together, challenged each other to work better.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday February 3, 2014, 9:04 pm
I love Lartigue's work, and I especially love the subject matter which shows the different costumes of the 1920's, and of course I absolutely love black and white photos. His way of stopping action right in the middle is such a great technique.
Thank you for sharing Carrie.
 

SJ A. (1)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 5:17 am
I did see some his works a couple of years ago at an exhibition. Thank you for posting this.
 

Emma S. (225)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 6:14 am
I often wonder whether we imagine people in the past as 'stuffier' than us because of the way they had to stay so still for early photographs. Thanks for these, Carrie.
 

Julie Botsch (12)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 6:32 am
Thank You.
 

Bob P. (425)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:29 am
great pics...thanks Carrie for sharing this
 

caroline s. (78)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 10:00 am
I love Jacques Henri Lartigue's work! Thank you :-))
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:40 am
Thank you.
 
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