Exhibition - Opening Night
Magnum Gallery, Paris
12 September - 26 October, 2013
The theme ‘Night’ plays a central role in the history of photography. Images of a perceptual experience, or that of a documentary or fictitious narrative, they summon our imagination and transform our notion of the world from one of routine certainty to one of mysterious unknowing.
The evocation of the night in the works presented, lies not simply in its temporality nor in the introduction of an atmosphere. It is also a pretext to work with its materiality, giving importance to these ranges of black or dark tones in the image. Black is...