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Paris Photo 2016: All the Best Pictures, From Muhammad Ali Underwater to Joan Didion Sunbathing

From the iconic black-and-white fashion imagery of Cecil Beaton and Horst P. Horst to modern-day photographers’ scenes from Syria and Saudi Arabia, the 20th edition of Paris Photo this weekend saw the Grand Palais play host to all manner of stand-out photography from the last century. Survey the best shots from over 150 galleries around the world, featuring everyone from Audrey Hepburn to Muhammad Ali to David Hockney‘s parents, here.

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Penna Prearo,”Jornada do Alumbramento de Apollo,” 2016, exhibited by Livraria Madalena.

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Flip Schulke, “Ali Underwater,” 1961, exhibited by Keith de Lellis.

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Roger Steffens, “Joan Didion in Berkeley, August, 1972,” from “The Family Acid,” 1972, exhibited by Benrubi Gallery.

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Sibylle Bergemann, “Susi, Rathenow,” 1976, exhibited by Loock Galerie.

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Horst P. Horst, “Muriel Maxwell, Ensemble by Sally Victor, Bag by Paulo Flato, Sunglasses by Lugene, 1939,” 1939, exhibited by Bernheimer.

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André Kertész, “Distortion 165,” Paris, 1933, exhibited by ATLAS Gallery.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, Leon Levinstein, Howard Greenberg Gallery, and Galerie Julian Sander

Leon Levinstein, “NYC,” c. 1960, exhibited by Julian Sander.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s, Courtesy Eric Franck / Augusta Edwards

Cecil Beaton, “Audrey Hepburn,” 1963, exhibited by Eric Franck/Augusta Edwards.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, the artist, and Staley-Wise Gallery, New York

David LaChapelle, “Collapse in a Garden,” 1995, exhibited by Staley-Wise Gallery.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, Keïta/SKPEAC, Courtesy Collection Jean Pigozzi, Genève

Seydou Keïta, “Sans titre,” 1949-51, exhibited by Du Jour Agnès B.

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Tasneem Alsultan, “Saudi Tales of Love,” 2016, exhibited by East Wing.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo © Denis Roche, courtesy galerie le Réverbère, Lyon

Denis Roche, “20 avril 1979, Paris, rue Henri Barbusse,” 1979, exhibited by Le Réverbère.

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Paul Fusco, “Untitled from RFK Train,” 1968, exhibited by Danziger.

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Dennis Hopper, “Andy Warhol, Los Angeles 1963,” 1963, exhibited by Galerie Johannes Faber.

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Lieko Shiga, “Still Unconcious,” 2010, exhibited by Christophe Guye Galerie.

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Danny Lyon, “The Line, Ferguson Unit, Texas,” from “Conversations with the Dead,” 1968, exhibited by Etherton Gallery.

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David Hockney, “My Parents, Bradford July 1975,” 1976, exhibited by Galerie 1900-2000, Paris.

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Alexander Rodchenko, “Kolona Dinamo,” 1935, exhibited by Galerie Thessa Herold.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, the artist, and Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Jonny Lyons, “Oxford, 2016” [detail], 2016, exhibited by Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, © Philippe Dudouit/East Wing

Philippe Dudouit, “Al Gatrun, Southern Libya, 2015,” local Tebu resident from the series “The Dynamics of Dust – Southern Libya,” 2015, exhibited by East Wing.

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Courtesy of Paris Photo, Emil Meerkämper, and ARTEF Galerie für Kunstfotografie

Emil Meerkämper, “Turn to turn – Parsenn region, Davos (Bogen am Bogen – Parsenngebiet bei Davos),” 1940s, exhibited by ARTEF.

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Michel Houellebecq, “Before Landing,” 2014, exhibited by Chloé et Denis Ozanne.