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Tag: Jean-Pierre Laffont

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Jean-Pierre Laffont, the Darkness of America

From Martin Luther King’s funeral to the Ku Klux Klan camps in Alabama, New York-based French photographer Jean-Pierre Laffont captured the darkness and violence of America. The end of the dream. The Algerian-born French man arrived in New York City in 1965 at the age of 30 to discover a country in the throes of transformation. He stepped into the...

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Jean-Pierre Laffont: Shooting Stars in America

New York-based French photographer Jean-Pierre Laffont took pictures of the biggest stars between the 1960s and the 1980s, including Charles Aznavour, Françoise Hardy, Yves Montand, Line Renaud, Alain Delon, Charlie Chaplin, and Alfred Hitchcock. He was given carte blanche for these images, which are now compiled in a coffee-table book published in France by Les Editions de la Martinière. "Let...