Robert Doisneau's "Kiss by the Hotel de Ville" is probably thesecond most popular photograph of a couple kissing of the 20thcentury. Even if you don't know the shot by its official title,you know the picture. It's a black and white photo of a Parisiancouple in 1950. He has his right arm around her shoulder, she has herhead tilted back, as he plants one on her in the middle of broaddaylight.
In that moment, they are oblivious to the rest of the world.
They are in love.
Doisneau's photo, snapped for Life magazine in 1950, remained inthe archives of a photo agency for years. In 1980, the rights werepurchased by a poster company -- and "Kiss by the Hotel de …