The Jeu de Paume Paris is currently closed. It will reopen from June 8 for exhibitions “Jean Painlevé. Feet in the water” and “Marine Hugonnier. Cinema to the guts”.
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Two Towels
Two Towels © Alec Soth / Magnum Photos


Alec Soth: the Space Between Us

From 15 April to 15 June 2008

Jeu de Paume Paris

Alec Soth’s photographs are rooted in the tradition of Walker Evans, Robert Frank, and Stephen Shore. His representation of everyday life conveys the American ideals of independence, freedom, spirituality and individualism.

The exhibition features 71 photographs: a selection from Alec Soth’s two acclaimed bodies of work, Sleeping by the Mississippi (2004) and Niagara (2006) will be presented along with a selection of images from the series Dog Days, Bogotá (2007), Paris Minnesota (2007) and his ongoing project, Portraits.

Alec Soth, born in 1969, is a member of Magnum.

exhibition organized with the support of
the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre and Olympus France,
in partnership with À Nous Paris, Blast et FIP.