An urbanist historian, a genuine romanticist, a lover of Paris, a Balzac of the camera, from whose work we can weave a large tapestry of French civilization. -- Berenice Abbott
The earliest expression of true photographic art. -- Ansel Adams
Without Atget, nobody could really see Paris. -- Anthony Lane, The New Yorker
About the Author
, for ten years the associate curator of photography at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, teaches at Ryerson University in Toronto.