Willy Ronis

September 15, 2009By Paris UpdateWhat's New Potpourri



“Humanist” photographer Willy Ronis, famed for his piquant, poignant black-and-white photos, snapped mostly in Paris’s working-class neighborhoods, died this week at the age of 99. When he was only 95, he was in fine form at the opening of retrospective of his work at Paris’s Hôtel de Ville. His sharp, compassionate eye will be missed.


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