Upcoming exhibitions

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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Matthias Bruggmann, Z6A2521, Irak, de la série A haunted world where it never shows, 2016 © Matthias Bruggmann / Agence Contact Press Images / Prix Elysée

Matthias Bruggmann

From October 17, 2018 to January 27, 2019

Matthias Bruggmann (Swiss, born in 1978 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is the winner of the second edition of the Prix Elysée for his project A haunted world where it never shows. Building on the framework of his prior work on contemporary conflicts, he proposed to continue a long-term photographic project launched in 2012, documenting the conflict in Syria.

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