Because Paris Photo—the lively international fair that brings dealers, collectors, artists, and aficionados to the Carrousel du Louvre each November—coincided this year with the biennial Mois de la Photo, Paris was even more irresistible than usual last month. With nearly all the big shows—including Alfred Stieglitz at the Musée d'Orsay, Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Centre Pompidou, Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Fondation Cartier, and the re-creation of a 1935 exhibition featuring Walker Evans, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, and Henri Cartier-Bresson at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson—continuing into December and beyond, the city remains not just a magnet for mavens but an ad hoc study center in the varieties of... More >>>