MFAH Summer Lecture: "History, Modernity and Nature in Early French Photography"

MFAH Summer Lecture: "History, Modernity and Nature in Early French Photography"
Charles Marville, Passage Saint-Benoît, 1864–67, albumen print from collodion wet plate negative, Musée Carnavalet, Paris. Photo © Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet

Malcolm Daniel explores the historical, aesthetic and technical currents that influenced French photography in the 1850s and 1860s, a time when artists of exceptional talent took up a fully mature but still handcrafted medium and created pictures that remain among the greatest masterpieces made with the camera.

This talk is followed by a related lecture, "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris in the Age of Haussmann." A reception to meet the speakers and a viewing of the exhibition Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris follow the second lecture.

Event Details

When

7.13.14 | 2:00 pm

Where

1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

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Ticket Info

Free with museum admission.