Les Trois Ourses
The association Les Trois Ourses, was created in 1988. Its principal objective is art education for the children; the development of the imagination and of creativity. Books play a central role; they serve as bridges linking the different artistic disciplines. After 30 intense and creative years the association had to close its doors, but all the archive is now preserved by Cnap, Centre national des arts plastiques.
Le Voleur d'images
The Voleur d’images, a gallery created in the early 2000’s, specializes in high quality silver prints. Under the imprint, Les Méteores, it publishes art books as well as those pertaining to the world at large (Atacuma, India).
La nouvelle chambre claire
The New Chambre Claire is THE bookstore for both photographers and photography buffs. Founded in 1980 by Mr Zahar, and taken over by its employees, it is run, one could say inhabited (he is always present) by Jensen who shows, informs, gives advice and finds the unfindable or out-of-print books and always with a warm smile. Exhibitions and book signings are regularly organized with well-known or up-and-coming photographers.
The Atelier Publimod is a photo laboratory that develops and makes gelatin silver prints. In 2007 it was taken over by its employees and became a cooperative. With its experience, its professionalism and its ability to work closely with photographers, the Atelier Publimod is an important address for silver printing.
A unique atelier in Paris, Dupon offers diverse services related to the image; from high definition retouching to traditional print-making methods; from digital prints to framing. In partnership with major cultural events and photo festivals, Dupon works closely with the photographer following their project in order to best obtain their desired goals.
Maison de la Chine
La Maison de la Chine was founded in Paris by Patricia Tartour in 1991, she was one of the first to organize travels to this country.
La Maison de la Chine is established on place Saint-Sulpice, at the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Près, and inaugurates a unique travel universe featuring a contemporary art gallery and a traditional Tea House.
A unique atelier in Paris, Central Dupon Images offers diverse services related to the image; from high definition retouching to traditional print-making methods; from digital prints to framing. In partnership with major cultural events and photo festivals, Central Dupon Images works closely with the photographer following their project in order to best obtain their desired goals.
Atelier Robert Doisneau
The Atelier Robert Doisneau was founded by Annette Doisneau and Francine Deroudille, the photographer’s two daughters, to conserve and brand his work. The Atelier is not open to public; it is located in Montrouge, a nearby suburb of Paris, in the flat where Robert Doisneau himself had been working for more than fifty years.
It houses 450,000 negatives that may one day be used for new exhibitions and art books, and the discovery of unseen photos.
Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
Established by Henri Cartier-Bresson, his wife Martine Franck and their daughter Mélanie, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson opened its doors in May 2003. It now preserves Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck’s archives. Privately owned and recognized as being of public interest, the foundation is now one of the most prestigious institutions in Paris. Among other tasks, the Foundation shows via exhibitions – the “highlights” of the collection and the work of other photographers, painters, sculptors and illustrator and opens the debate on photography by organizing Conversations and Interviews
Donation Jacques Henri Lartigue
In 1979, Jacques Henri Lartigue donated his entire photography collection to the French nation and entrusts the “Association des Amis de Jacques Henri Lartigue” known as “Donation Jacques-Henri Lartigue” to preserve, enhance and promote his work.
The donation puts together exhibitions and shows regularly some of the 135 albums containing the original prints with captions, as made or collected by Jacques Henri Lartigue, starting in 1880 (with his family’s album) and ending with his death in 1986.
The Quatuor Arpeggione is an exceptional string quartet originally from Georgia. Marc Riboud first met them in Tblissi, Georgia in 1987 and a great friendship began. Due to the difficult political and economic climate in that country, Marc Riboud was able to help them come to France where they are now based. The quartet has played all over the world including the Festival of Salzburg, London’s Wigmore Hall, in Paris at the Theater of the Champs Elysees and the Elysée Palace for Yehudi Menuhin’s 80th birthday, etc.