Previous exhibitions

BEHIND THE CURTAIN – THE AESTHETICS OF THE PHOTOBOOTH

From 17 February to 20 May 2012

When the first photobooths were set up in Paris in 1928, the Surrealists used them heavily and compulsively. In a few minutes, and for a small price, the machine offered them, through a portrait, an experience similar to automatic writing. Since...

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[CONTRE]CULTURE / CH

From December 04, 2011 to January 29, 2012

The Musée de l'Elysée offers an original exhibition on the theme of the counter-culture in Switzerland, expressed through photography and the visual arts from 1950 to the present day. The exhibition is a contextualization of the work of twenty-five...

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Frank Schramm, Stand-ups – Reporting Live from Ground Zero

From 13 September to 20 November 2011

To mark the 10th anniversary of September 11th, the Musée de l’Elysée presents an unseen series of photographs by Frank Schramm, Stand-ups - Reporting Live from Ground Zero. No shots of the destroyed twin towers, piled up rubble, dusty ruins,...

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