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Rich in its history with the greatest photographers throughout the century, Deauville created in 2010 the Planche (S) Contact Photographic Creation Festival, the only festival in France to rely on public commissions and therefore an artistic production specific to Deauville. This space of creation allows the City to have today a vast contemporary collection including images of Massimo Vitali, Paolo Roversi, David Amstrong, Philippe Ramette, Sarah Moon or Kishin Shinoyama. It also continues to acquire prints of photographs taken in Deauville by the most influential 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