PS271 Creative Photography: Guided Tour of a Photography Exhibition

  • 27 Sep 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, 79 Rue des Archives, 75003 Paris.
  • 8


  • Course attendee. WICE members.
  • Juan Miguel Abellan
  • Three-month WICE membership included.

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One of the best ways to learn photography is to visit exhibitions and photo bookshops. A great place to start is a a visit to the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. Join us as we view and discuss the exhibition  RUTH ORKIN, BIKE TRIP, USA, 1939

From the Henri Cartier-Bresson Fondation website:

For the first time in France, the Henri Cartier-Bresson Fondation presents an exhibition entirely devoted to the American photographer Ruth Orkin (1921-1985). Internationally recognized for the photograph entitled American Girl in Italy (1951), an iconic image of a woman traveling alone, Ruth Orkin carried out a pioneering project when she was a teenager: crossing the Western United States in the East"

After the exhibition we will have a feedback session in a café.

What students can expect:

  • Guided tour of the exhibition.
  • Critique of the exhibition.
  • Analyzing the artist’s work and how they use the photography medium.
  • Participating in a friendly feedback session after the exhibition

Course requirements:

  • Suitable for all photography and art lovers!
  • NOTE: The ticket price of 12€ is NOT include in the price of the tour.

About the Instructor

Juan Manuel Abellán is a professional fine art photographer and photography tutor based in Paris since 2007. He graduated in Advertising and Visual Arts and holds a Master in Art, Philosophy and Aesthetics, specializing in Photography and Contemporary Art. He has worked with the agency Magnum Photo and exhibited his work in several exhibitions, including the Centre Georges Pompidou. Passionate about photography, Juan Manuel works as a freelance photographer specializing in portrait, reportage and fine art photography. He also leads photography adventure tours around the world. 

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