Alécio de Andrade: The Louvre and its Visitors

 

We’ve recently discovered the work of Alécio de Andrade and we’re moved by how natural his images are. A Brazilian poet/photographer, Andrade’s work especially his series The Louvre and its Visitors (with most of the images taken in the 1990’s) have made us more in awe of the fly on the wall photographers who watch us as we watch the world,
and in this particular case, as we muse over some of the world’s greatest masterpieces.

We’re also slightly nostalgic about the complete absence of mobile phones and cameras in his images…..oh the good old days, some would say.





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