The Fall of the Berlin Wall. A young man sits on the wall that divides East and West Berlin, between the Brandenburg Gate and Postdamer Platz, Germany. November 11, 1989. by Raymond Depardon.
Specifications of “The Fall of the Berlin Wall”
6″ x 6″ Magnum Square print
Fuji Crystal Archival Matte paper
Signed on verso by Raymond Depardon
In a sealed protective envelope
*Please note that the glossiness of the envelope might have caused some glare in the pictures
Statement from Raymond Depardon on the back of print “The Fall of the Berlin Wall”
“It arose from the East. His cry froze everyone…
It was a beautiful day in November, 1989, in Berlin.”
Leica M3, 50 mm Sumicron lens, TriX Kodak film
Raymond Depardon, born in France in 1942, began taking photographs on his family farm in Garet at the age of 12. Apprenticed to a photographer optician in Villefranche-sur-Saône, he then left for Paris in 1958.
He joined the Dalmas agency in Paris in 1960 as a reporter, and then in 1966 he co-founded the Gamma agency, reporting from all over the world. From 1974 to 1977, as a photographer and filmmaker, he covered the kidnap of a French ethnologist, François Claustre, in northern Chad. Alongside his photographic career, he also began to make documentary films: 1974, Une Partie de Campagne and San Clemente.
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