Paris Opera
The magazine of the photo-essay
March/April 2023 issue
A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine. Fabulous! Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film maker
by Bill Henson
In 1990 Bill Henson was commissioned by the Paris Opera to produce a new series of works that literalised the effect of listening to music, and found a formal expression for emotions generated by music. Over the course of a year, Henson traveled to the three great Opera houses of Paris. On returning to his Melbourne studio, he recreated moments of beauty and tenderness witnessed during performances.
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