Previous exhibitions

Matthieu Gafsou, Only God Can Judge Me

From 04 June to 24 August 2014

Winner of the 2009 HSBC Foundation for Photography Prize, and exhibited in reGeneration2 at Musée de l’Elysée the following year, Lausanne photographer Matthieu Gafsou has distinguished himself through his formal and critical approach to the...

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Anonymous? On the advantages of the unknown photographer

From 04 June to 24 August 2014

Like most museums, the Musée de l’Elysée has in its collection a certain number of works labeled “anonymous”. Little or nothing is known about the creators of these photographs. It is sometimes possible to catch a brief glimpse of the identity of...

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Philippe Halsman, Astonish me !

From 29 January to 11 May 2014

“In my serious work I am striving for the essence of things and for goals which are possibly unobtainable. On the other hand, everything humorous has great attraction for me, and a childish streak leads me into all kinds of frivolous...

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