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20120302213505-after_nadar-press FrameWork 3/12: Rebecca Duclos on Arnaud Maggs  
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Arnaud Maggs at Susan Hobbs Gallery March 8th, 2012 - April 14th, 2012
Posted 10/25/12

Arnaud Maggs describes a deceivingly simple impetus for his latest series of photographs entitled After Nadar currently installed at Susan Hobbs Gallery. As he paged through a book that included Nadar’s studio portraits of actor Charles Deburau in character as Pierrot, Maggs knew he would somehow incorporate the poignant poses of the mime into a project of his own. In 2011 he purchased the book and set to work reconsidering and reconstructing Nadar’s expressive documentation of the 19th century French panto... [more]


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