Previous exhibitions

Mobile Phones, « Hiding in the City », 2012 © Liu Bolin / Courtesy Galerie Paris-Beijing

Liu Bolin. The Theatre of Appearances.

From October 17, 2018 to January 27, 2019

This first retrospective museum exhibition in Switzerland brings together almost fifty monumental photographs and many sculptures illustrating the main themes addressed by Chinese artist Liu Bolin over his career: the political and economic strategies of the Chinese government, ancestral traditions and religious and cultural symbols, individual or collective acts of resistance, the transformation of the urban environment, ecological damage and a hyper-consumerist society.

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Kurt Wyss, Jean Dubuffet sur la Closerie Falbala, Périgny-sur- Yerres, 3 août 1973, © Kurt Wyss, Bâle

Jean Dubuffet. The photographic tool

From 30 May to 23 September 2018

The exhibition presents the first study of the photographic archive conserved at the Fondation Dubuffet, highlighting the artistic production of the artist (paintings, architectural models and elements of the show Coucou Bazar).

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Jacques Henri Lartigue, Florette, Megève, mars 1965 © Ministère de la Culture France/AAJHL

Jacques Henri Lartigue. Life in Color

From 30 May to 23 September 2018

The exhibition Jacques Henri Lartigue. Life in Color reveals a totally unknown aspect of his work. Color photographs are omnipresent in his lifetime albums, yet they have never been shown or exhibited as such. Not only are the photographs presented for the first time or just about, but they also reveal an unknown facet of the artist.

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