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Rich in its history with the greatest photographers throughout the century, Deauville created in 2010 the Festival of photographic creation Planche (S) Contact, the only festival in France to rely on public commissions and therefore an artistic production specific to Deauville. This creative space allows the City today to have a vast contemporary collection including images of Massimo Vitali, Paolo Roversi, David Amstrong, Philippe Ramette, Sarah Moon or Kishin Shinoyama. She also continues to acquire prints of photographs taken in Deauville by the most outstanding photographers of the century: Robert Capa, Gisèle Freund, the Seeberger Brothers, Jacques-Henri Lartigue…

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Gregoire Alexandre for Planche (s) contact 2013

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