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Widely known for his off-the-cuff Marc Jacobs ads featuring candid portraits of celebrity friends, Juergen Teller's photographs tap into the current zeitgest of intimate, spontaneous, unstructured, and cleverly voyeuristic image-making. But in his current solo exhibition at Foundation Cartier pour L'Art Contemporain in Paris, Teller shows a body of work called Nürnberg. Taken over four seasons, the images document an abandoned Nazi propaganda site and—in typical Teller style—add a delicate romanticism to what otherwise would be a mundane, even desolate, scene.

The show also includes a selection of well-known images and a series shot in Japan, which—much like contemporaries Ryan McGinley and Nan Goldin—is highly personal work that results from the repoire he has with his subjects.

Through 21 May 2006.

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