Harbour of Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, 1952 © Werner Bischof / Magnum Photos
From 27 January to 01 May 2016
To mark the centenary of the birth of Swiss photographer Werner Bischof (1916-1954), the Musée de l’Elysée is presenting a retrospective of his work entitled Point of View, produced by Magnum Photos (Paris). A second exhibition, produced by the Musée de l’Elysée and entitled Helvetica focuses exclusively on Bischof’s Swiss years.
From September 18, 2015 to January 03, 2016
Founded in 1896 by the pastor Paul-Louis Vionnet (1830-1914), the iconographic collection of the Canton of Vaud became part of the Musée de l’Elysée’s collections in the 1980s. It now contains hundreds of thousands of images covering the history of the medium.
From 29 May to 23 August 2015
reGeneration – an innovative international project devoted to the emerging photographic scene launched in 2005 – represents one of the hallmarks of the Musee de l’Elysee. Although many similar projects have seen the day since then, the Musee de l’Elysee decided to embark on a third edition on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, one that would focus on the multifaceted nature of photography.
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