New donations enter the collections of the Musée de l'Elysée

October 31, 2017

After the archives of Sabine Weiss, the Musée de l’Elysée is happy to announce new donations. 

Jan Groover
the totality of the archives of the American-born photographer Jan Groover. Emblematic figure of the American artistic scene as of the 1970s, Jan Groover built a photographic work that placed her in the forefront of the artists of her day. 

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Olivier Föllmi

The Musée de l’Elysée is honored to announce the donation of 15 Cibachrome prints of the Franco- Swiss photographer Olivier Föllmi. These prints are among the last to be produced at the Dufau Studio.

Chinese book donation

donation of Chinese books that will be a valuable addition to its library. Within the framework of its move to PLATEFORME 10 and the institution’s outreach towards Asia, the Musée de l’Elysée received a large donation in February 2017 of 150 Chinese photography books by Weixing Zhong of the Chengdu Contemporary Photography Arts Park. 

Fabienne Levy donation

Swiss collector Fabienne Levy chose to donate seventeen works to the institution, including nine by photographers representative of the contemporary art and photography scene : Loretta Lux, Aichen Maier, Miklos Gaál, Vibeke Tandberg, Friedrich Kunath, Liliana Porter, Sylvie Fleury, Rhona Bitner, Spencer Tunick. 


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