ARTH237 Lecture14&15

ARTH237 - ARTH2372 October27&29 UrbanPhotography,Nadar o o FirstResult,1858orlater Neighborhoods&monumentslabeled o RadiatingBoulevards o Liter

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ARTH 2372 Haussmannization Commemorated in Art Urban Photography, Nadar o First to take areal photographs of Paris o “First Result”, 1858 or later o Four Views of the Arc de Triomphe Radiating Boulevards o Striking Characteristics Literalized the Victor Hugo idea Abstracting, organizing view that have only been imaged thus far Entirely new view on to the subject of the city o Catacombs – for 3 months Light underground Testimony to the length to which Nadar had to go to include any kind of human life in setting Dummies Made the catacomb seem more busy (from reading) Staged to convey that human labor is cleaning up and transforming space as they are above ground Essential in telling the story of the Haussmannization Transformation from skulls and fragments to abstracted geometrically designed architecture structures Pros and Cons of Haussmannization o Pros Greater mobility within and across the city Seeing a greater variety of people Connecting and train travel, stations integrated into the city system Safer – troupes can mobilize quicker
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ARTH237 - ARTH2372 October27&29 UrbanPhotography,Nadar o o FirstResult,1858orlater Neighborhoods&monumentslabeled o RadiatingBoulevards o Liter

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