France, Paris, 1997, La Villette

Dennis Stock’s 1997 photograph, taken at Porte de la Villette, presents a contemporary icon of the city in contrast to more traditional Paris symbols such as the Eiffel Tower. The photograph shows a Geodesic dome, part of La Villette’s celebration of contemporary architecture. The mirror-finished dome reflects the sky and houses an IMAX cinema, making the building a fitting icon of the age of screens.

The Magnum at 70, Series 2 – Paris Collection is the second in a series of collections showcasing and celebrating the work of members of the renowned artists’ cooperative, Magnum Photos. The photographic and video works are released on Sedition as curated selections of digital editions as part of a yearlong partnership with Magnum Photos throughout 2017. The Magnum at 70 partnership celebrates 70 years of Magnum Photos by revisiting iconic, era-defining photographic works from the past seven decades and looking ahead to the digital future of photography.


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