The Montreal-born Robert Polidori is one of the world’s leading architectural photographers. In this slideshow video, Canadian Art editor Richard Rhodes considers Polidori’s Toronto exhibition “Versailles: Transitional States” at the Nicholas Metivier Gallery. The photo project has been 25 years in the making and stands as a testament to our imaginative engagement with its luxurious past. (Running time 2 minutes 56 seconds)

Image credit: Robert Polidori, La Meridienne, Bed of Marie-Antoinette, 2007

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