“Eyes on Paris” is a photography exhibition currently shown in Hamburg. One featured photographer is Jean-Claude Gautrand (born in 1932). In 1972, he shot a series of images of the deconstruction of a famous market hall in Paris, the “halles de Baltard”. The series is titled “l’Assassinat de Baltard”.
Magical, powerful images: the elegance of the steel construction amidst the power of the explosion, the play of light in the dust clouds, the tiny human figure on the blown up roof...