Capturing Moments of Joy, Saitama Modern Art Museum, Japan

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  While they celebrate the present, Lartigue’s photographs also conceal his palpable anguish about the passing of time; he felt photography might be capable of preserving happiness, of preventing its disappearance. Such precious, fleeting moments are highlighted in the exhibition “Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Capturing Moments of Joy” at the Saitama Modern Art Museum, Kita-Urawa Park, Saitama, […]

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Volez, Voguez, Voyagez, Lartigue at the Grand Palais

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    Through February 21, 2016, 20 works by Jacques Henri Lartigue are on display at the Grand Palais, part of the retrospective “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton,” which retraces the brand’s journey from 1854 to today. Spread across nine rooms in the Grand Palais’s Salon d’honneur, the exhibition, organized thematically, juxtaposes elements from […]

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Lartigue at the Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, USA

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    From 6 February to 15 May 2016, the exhibition “Fast Cars and Femmes Fatales: The Photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue” is on display at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the historic mansion where the famous industrialist and collector Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919) once lived. As the title suggests, the […]

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Chic, le sport ! at the Institut Lumière, Lyon


    From January 13 to March 13, 2016, the Photo-Cinema Gallery at the Institut Lumière in Lyon presents the exhibition “Chic, le sport!,” a selection of photographs on Lartigue’s “sporting life.” The exhibition is both an homage to Lartigue, a keen sportsman whose unposed photographs capture the joyous exuberance of such amateur sports as […]

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Lartigue in Amsterdam


    The exhibition “Lartigue, Life in Color,” which was on display at the Maison européenne de la photographie, Paris, last summer, was also on display from January 22 to April 3, 2016, at the Foam museum in Amsterdam, where it was visited by 46,683 museumgoers. “For me, life and color are inseparable (…)  I wouldn’t […]

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Lartigue in Tokyo


  The exhibition “Jacques Henri Lartigue – the World’s Greatest Amateur Photographer” from November 3, 2015, to February 1, 2016, presents 25 images taken between 1900 and 1920 by perhaps the best-known “amateur” in the history of photography, whose works express the excitement, gaiety and allure of the belle époque; their freshness and authenticity inspired […]

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