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Current exhibitions

Luc Chessex, Santo Domingo, Equateur, 1971.

© Luc Chessex, Santo Domingo, Equateur, 1971.

Luc Chessex, CCCC (Castro, Coca, Che, Cherchez la femme [Search for the Woman])

04.06.2014 - 24.08.2014

Luc Chessex lived in Cuba from 1961 to 1975. As a member of the Prensa Latina agency and photo editor for the magazine Cuba internacional, he was an involved witness of the revolution. The Musée de l'Elysée is presenting four...More

Matthieu Gafsou, Coca, 2013

Matthieu Gafsou, Coca, 2013 © Matthieu Gafsou / Courtesy Galerie C

Matthieu Gafsou, Only God Can Judge Me

04.06.2014 - 24.08.2014

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...More



Anonymous? On the advantages of the unknown photographer

04.06.2014 - 24.08.2014

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...More