Exhibitions in France

Lartigue in Color at l’Isle-de-la-Sorgue

  Although Lartigue is celebrated for his black-and-white work, a recent exhibition also revealed his mastery of color, surprisingly sensitive and fresh, and enriched our understanding of his work. First presented at the Maison européenne de la photography, Paris, then at Foam Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam, Lartigue, Life in Color will be in display from October 28, 2017, […]

Exhibitions in France

Record-breaking attendance at the Villa les Roches Brunes

The exhibition La Femme sur le rivage (Woman on the Shore), presented at the Villa Brunes in Dinard, which closed on September 17, was a hugh success, welcoming a total of 18,955 visitors. The attendance far exceeded the expectations in Dinard, the town that created the exhibition in partnership with the Donation Jacques Henri Lartigue, […]

Exhibitions abroad

Jacques Henri Lartigue Photographer. Time rediscovered

“I would like to capture everything, even the unattainable,” Jacques Henri Lartigue wrote in his journal. From September 29th to November 26th, 33 highly personal photographs are presented in “Jacques Henri Lartigue Photographer, Time rediscovered” at the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum in Milan, in the heart of a neo-Renaissance mansion belonging to a noble family.   […]

Death

Tribute to Dani Lartigue (1921-2017)

Dani Lartigue, the only son of Jacques Henri Lartigue and Madeleine Messager (better known as Bibi), would have turned 96 on August 23, 2017. He died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Saint-Tropez, where he had lived for several decades. He was a beloved figure there, a painter who created a charming butterfly museum he cared […]

Exhibitions in France

Lartigue à La Baule 1913-1929

“Lartigue à La Baule 1913-1929,” an exhibition organized by the City Hall of La Baule at the Bernard Boesch Museum from 1 July to 1 October 2017, unveils an unknown aspect panorama of Lartigue’s work. Although he regularly stayed in La Baule in 1913, 1915, 1929 and 1936, his visits there and the photographic witnesses […]

Exhibitions in France

Lartigue, tennis lover

Just in time for Roland Garros 2017, the Paris gallery Le Voleur d’Images has organized an exhibition of photos of tennis players in motion by Jacques Henri Lartigue from May 24 to September 15, 2017. Lartigue, a sports lover who himself proved to be a gifted tennis player, had a passion for capturing people and things in […]

Exhibitions in France

Autophoto at the Cartier Foundation

Delage Automobile. Dieppe Circuit, A.C.F. Grand Prix, Le Tréport, June 26, 1912. Taken in 1912, when Jacques Lartigue was only 18 years old, the photograph of a Delage automobile at the French Grand Prix, on the circult near Dieppe on June 26, 1912, was one of the first visual records of speed. While at the […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue travels…

Several touring exhibitions organized by the Donation Jacques Henri Lartigue pursue their travels throughout France and beyond. Among them is Jacques Henri Lartigue, la Belle France, a new version of an exhibition imagined by Florian Rodari in 2010 for the Fundacio La Caixa in Barcelona.  The exhibition -which includes the above image taken by Lartigue on his honeymoon at the Hôtel des Alpes, Chamonix, […]