Destination: France: Paris
EDITOR’S UPDATE 2012:
Lovers of Paris and of photography should not miss the retrospective of photographer Eugène Atget at the Musée Carnavalet. His early 20th-century portraits of the city and its inhabitants remain iconic images depicting the city of romance. Among the featured works are almost fifty prints that were assembled by the American artist Man Ray during the 1920s. Through July 29. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm. (Advance tickets may be purchased online at carnavalet.paris.fr)
The fascinating 140-room museum, located in a 16th-century mansion, shouldn’t be missed. Converted to a museum in 1866 by Baron Haussmann, the man responsible for rebuilding much of central Paris in the 19th century, the museum is focused on the history of Paris in the broadest sense—its collections include everything from wooden punts used by the Parisii, the tribe that inhabited the islands in the Seine before the Romans arrived, to a re-creation of Marcel Proust’s decidedly odd cork-lined bedroom (he insisted on silence when he worked). Closed Monday. Métro: St.-Paul.
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