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Berlin – Paris – Vienna

Paris:– Saturday, 6. November 2004:– Paris' bi–annual and somewhat elusive 'Mois de la Photo' begins in October, has most of its exhibitions in November and December, and continues into the new year. This year's edition is also associated with Berlin and Vienna, and the whole show is now called the 'Mois Européenne de la Photographie.'

This year's edition is devoted to history, starting with 1839 to 1914. Two other sections handle the 20th century and a bit beyond. This is also the year that the Société française de Photographie celebrates its 150th year. The official dates of the 'Mois de la Photo' are from Friday, 29. October to Monday, 29. November.

The centre of the action revolves around the Maison Européenne de la Photographie. It's open from 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. The Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 26.

For all the locations please consult what appears to be the official Web site for this year's edition. See the section named 'lieu.'

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Capa, Connu et Inconnu – to be a definitive retrospective of this photographer for his anniversary, works have been gathered from public and private collections. Continuing until Friday, 31. December. Except Monday, from 10:00 to 19:00, and from 12:00 to 19:00 on Sunday. At the Richelieu branch of the Bibliothèque Nationale, 58. Rue de Richelieu, Paris 2. Métro: Bourse. InfoTel.: 01 53 79 59 59.

Documentary & Anti–Graphic – this is the reconstitution of an exhibition staged at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York in 1935. Features photos by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier–Bresson and Walker Evans. Continuing until Sunday, 19. December. From Wednesday to Sunday, from 13:00 to 18:30, until 20:30 on Wednesdays, and from 11:00 to 18:45 on Saturdays. Free entry evenings. At the Fondation Henri Cartier–Bresson, 2. Impasse Lebouis, Paris 14. Métro: Gaîté. InfoTel.: 01 42 75 59 15.

Eric Poitevin – has a show of previously undisplayed photos, delicately balanced in a suspendedposter, expo aleppo, carlos freire, inst monde arabe moment, difficult to classify. Continues until Sunday, 21. November. Open from Wednesday to Friday, from 14:00 to 19:00, on weekends from 11:00 to 19:00. Le Plateau, site of contemporary art creation. At the corner of the Rue des Alouettes and the Rue Carducci, Paris 19. Métro: Buttes–Chaumont. InfoTel.: 01 53 19 84 10.

Des Sous Marins et des Hommes – shows the sensitive regard of photographer Natacha Hochman for the men and their 'black boats.' Continues until Wednesday, 15. December. From 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, except Mondays. At the Musée de la Marine, 17. Place du Trocadéro, Paris 16. Métro: Trocadéro. InfoTel.: 01 53 65 69 53.

Portraits de Viennois – an exhibition in the spirit of the Viennese satirist, Johann Nestory, features the citizens from an 'crypto&ndash,ethnological' angle. Until Friday, 26. November. From 14:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday. At the location of the Cultural Affairs direction of the Ville de Paris in the Hôtel d'Albret, Salon Jean Musy, 31. Rue des Francs–Bourgeois, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 42 76 67 00. No entry charge.

Photographies du Louvre – by Patrick Faigenbaum and his atelier team consisting of Gabriel Costes, Antonin Etard, Elisabeth Gerl, Elin Jakobsdottir, Anne–Laure Perrin, Claire Soton, Julia Staniszewska and Lise Terdjman. Part one, until March, features the museum, and part two, until May, exhibits three aspects of Patrick Faigenbaum's own works. From Friday, 12. November until 31. May. Open from 9:00 to 17:30, and until 21:30 on Monday and Wednesday. Closed Tuesdays. At the Musée du Louvre, Aile Sully–Salle de la Maquette. Principal entry from the Pyramid in the Cour Napoléon, Paris 1. Métro: Palais–Royal. InfoTel.:01 44 78 75 26.

Aleppo, Photographed by Carlos Freire – with texts by Adonis. One of a series of monographs about Arab cities. Continuing until Sunday, 14. November. Except Mondays, open from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Institut du Monde Arabe, 1. Rue des Fossés–Saint–Bernard, Paris 5. Métro: Jussieu. InfoTel.: 01 40 51 38 38.

Histoire des Catacombs – is an exhibition continuing until Sunday, 14. November. Note that the standard 'tour' is 1.7 km long, and there are quite a number of entry and exitposter, mois de la photo, 14th arrond stairs. Closed on Mondays and some holidays, but open on Tuesday from 11:00 to 16:00 and from Wednesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 16:00. At the Catacombs, 1. Place Denfert – Rochereau, Paris 14. Métro: Denfert–Rochereau. InfoTel.: 01 43 22 47 63.

L'Ombre du Temps – an exhibition of documents and 20th century photo experiments, with three main themes. Continues until Sunday, 28. November. Hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 19:00, Tuesday evenings to 21:30, and on weekends from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Jeu de Paume, 1. Place de la Concorde, Paris 8. Metro: Concorde. InfoTel.: 01 47 03 12 52.

André Kertèsz and Hungary – is represented by an exhibition of works from the collection of the Hungarian Museum of Photography. Until Friday, 26. November. Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00. On Friday until 19:00. At the Institut Hongrois, 92. Rue Bonaparte, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Germain–des–Prés. InfoTel.:01 43 26 06 44.

Stieglitz et Son Cercle – this big exhibition is meant to cover all of Stieglitz' many activities and includes many of the artists who were involved. Continues until Sunday, 16. January. From 10:00 to 18:00, until 21:45 on Thursdays and from 9:00 to 18:00 on Sunday. Closed on Mondays. At the Musée d'Orsay, 1. Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7. Métro: Solférino or RER Musée d'Orsay. InfoTel.: 01 40 49 48 14.

Shooting the Chase – is an exhibition of 19th century photos of hunting, some by the well–known photographers Charles Nègre, Adolphe Braun and Horatio Ross, plus some rare daguerréotypes and other remarkable images. Continuingposter, kalle, le feu, thtr du liere until Sunday, 19. December. Except Monday, open daily from 11:00 to 18:00. Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Hôtel de Guénégaud, 60. Rue des Archives, Paris 3. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.:01 53 01 92 40.

Agence France–Presse, 1944–2004 – photos from the archives of France's worldwide news agency. This continues until 12. February. Except Monday, from 10:00 to 19:00, and from 12:00 to 19:00 on Sunday. At the Richelieu branch of the Bibliothèque Nationale, 58. Rue de Richelieu, Paris 2. Métro: Bourse. InfoTel.: 01 53 79 59 59.

Bernd et Hilla Becher – photos of buildings and industrial landscapes, especially from the mining complex Zollern II in the Ruhr. Continuing until Monday, 3. January. From 11:00 to 21:00 daily except on Tuesdays, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.

Eustache Kossakowski – a photographic retrospective of Eustache Kossakowski's works, from Poland to Paris. Part of the 'Polish Season' in Paris. Continuing until Sunday, 30. January. Open daily except Monday and holidays. At the Espace Electra, 6. Rue Récamier, Paris 7. Métro: Sèvres–Babylon. InfoTel.:01 53 63 23 45.

Figures de l'Acteur – is an exhibition of photos of actors from the 1930s to our times, from public and private collections. This exhibition continues until Sunday, 2. January. Except Monday, daily from 10:00 to 18:30. At the Patrimoine Photographique, Hôtel de Sully, 62. Rue Saint Antoine, Paris 4. Métro: Bastille or Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 47 03 12 50.

Nuremberg – Backstage of Power – an exhibition of photos by Arno Gisinger. On view until Friday, 3. December. Except Monday, daily from 10:00 to 18:30. At the Patrimoine Photographique, Hôtel de Sully, 62. Rue Saint Antoine, Paris 4. Métro: Bastille or Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 47 03 12 50.

8th Paris Photo – la Suisse à l'Honneur – this is an annual salon featuring 19th century, modern and contemporary photography, to be presented this year by 106 exhibitors, many of the world's most important photo galleries, publishers andphoto, tuileries dealers. Paris Photo is like a Who's Who of photography. Begins on Thursday, 11. November and continues until Sunday, 14. November. Thursday and Saturday from 11:00 to 20:00, Friday from 11:00 to 22:00, and Sunday from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Carrousel du Louvre, 99. Rue de Rivoli, Paris 1. Métro: Palais–Royal. InfoTel.: 01 41 90 47 80.

The Photographer Photographed – 'L'autoportrait en France, 1850–1914,' presents the photographer in drawings, cartoons and photos, and an object of curiosity, ridicule, distrust, as a public figure. This show continues until 13. February. From Tuesday to Sunday; from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Maison de Victor Hugo, 6. Place des Vosges, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Bastille. InfoTel.: 01 42 72 10 16.

Karl Schwanzer's Buildings – an exhibition of photos by Sigrid Neuvert of three buildings by Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer, including the BMW headquarters in Munich. To begin Friday, 19. November, until Saturday, 11. December. At La Galerie d'Architecture, 11. Rue des Blancs Manteaux, Paris 4. Métro: Hôtel de Ville or Saint–Paul. InfoTel.: 01 49 96 64 00.

The Amazon Revealed – 'Photographies d'explorations, 1860–1914,' reveals the explorers and the photographers of the Amazon. Starting Thursday, 18. November and continuing until Thursday, 20. January. From Monday to Friday, from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Maison de l'Amérique Latine, 217. Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 7. Métro: InfoTel.: 01 49 54 75 00.

August Sauda – photos of buildings in Vienna at the end of the 19th century, from theposter, saute mouton, le vie est un jeu collection of the Wien Museum. This continues until Sunday, 2. January. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

Bruno Rosier – an exhibition of the state of things or the memory of parallels. Until Thursday, 6. January.From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

Daniel Schick, Rétrovisions – this exhibition continues until Sunday, 2. January. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

L'Utopie photographique – an exhibition concerning the 150 years of the Société française de photographie. On view until 6. February. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

The Third Eye – 'La photographie et l'occulte' may be about voodoo, but you'll never know until you see it. The exhibition continues until 6. February. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

Berlin à Paris – an exhibition featuring 10 artists of the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, photographed by Berlinskaja Lazur. Until Sunday, 28. November. From Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:30 to 18:30, on Sundays from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Pavillon de l'Arsenal, 21. Boulevard Morland, Paris 4. Métro: Sully–Morland. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 26.

Jan Dibbets, Saenredam–Zadkine – seven photos by Jan Dibbets, done 'in situ' at the museum in the summer of 2003. This continues until 13. February. From Tuesday to Sunday; from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Musée Zadkine, 100–bis. Rue d'Assas, Paris 6. Métro: Notre–Dame–des–Champs or Vavin. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 26.

Mouvements de l'Air, Etienne–Jules Marey – photos of fluids, to mark the centennial of the death of the photographer. On view until Sunday, 16. January. From 10:00 to 18:00, until 21:45 on Thursdays and from 9:00 to 18:00 on Sunday. Closed on Mondays. At the Musée d'Orsay, 1. Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7. Métro: Solférino or RER Musée d'Orsay. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 26.

Les Ateliers de Bouchard – an exhibition of photos of Bouchard at work at the Villa Médicis in Rome, in Montparnasse and at Auteuil. Exhibition continues until 27. May 2005. Open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 14:00 to 19:00, including 1. January. At the Musée Bouchard, 25. Rue de l'Yvette, Paris 16. Métro: Jasmin. InfoTel.: 01 46 47 63 46.

La Photographie écrite – little known images by artists who are well–known. Until 16. February. From 10:00 to 19:00 daily except Monday. In the Passage de Retz, 9. Rue Charlot, Paris 3. Métro: Saint–Sébastien Frossiart. InfoTel.: 01 48 04 37 99.

Rineke Dijkstra – portraits with a minimum of background and effects, showing complex exchanges. Starting Tuesday, 14. December, until 20. February. Hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 19:00, Tuesday evenings to 21:30, and on weekends from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Jeu de Paume, 1. Place de la Concorde, Paris 8. Metro: Concorde. InfoTel.: 01 47 03 12 52.

Théâtre d'Ombres, Christian Boltanski – beginning in 1984, Boltanski was inspired by shadows, antiquity, the Middle Ages, photographic impressions, all on show here until Tuesday, 4. January. Except Saturdays, daily from 11:00 to 18:00, and on Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, Hôtel de Saint–Aignan, 71. Rue du Temple, Paris 3. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 53 01 86 60.

Henri Cartier–Bresson – the 20th century's photographer died recently at thephoto, wet street age of 95. The Bibliothèque Nationale has placed hundreds of its collection of HCB photos on view. From 10:00 to 19:00, and 12:00 to 19:00 on Sundays. Closed Mondays. At the François Mitterrand site of the Bibliothèque Nationale, at the Quai François Mauriac, Paris 13. Métro: Quai de la Gare or Bibliothèque François Mitterrand. InfoTel.: 01 53 79 49 49.

Forum des Images – 6500 movies on view here have a bit of Paris in them. From Tuesday to Sunday from 12:00 to 21:00. At the Forum des Images – Vidéothèque at the Forum des Halles, Porte Saint–Eustache. Paris 1. InfoTel.: 01 44 76 63 00.

Cinemathèque Française – the official film museum operates in two locations – at the Palais de Chaillot at Trocadéro, garden entry – and at its location on the Grands Boulevards at 42. Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle, Paris 10. Métros: Trocadéro for Chaillot and Bonne Nouvelle for Grands Boulevards. Program, InfoTel.: 01 56 26 01 01.

For all of the exhibition locations please consult what appears to be the official Web site for this year's edition. See the section named 'lieu.'

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