Europe saw the birthplace of photography in France in 1839. Since then the continent has continued to be a center for progressive ideas and experimentation with the “foto”—photo in German. European artists and photographers have helped establish the medium as a serious form of creative expression, defining and redefining the position of photography within the larger world of art. - See more at: http://www.dia.org/calendar/event.aspx?id=4101&iid=#sthash.8LAI8bck.dpuf
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