Exhibitions in France

Lartigue, Doisneau, and their portrayals of horses

From July 9 to 27 September, on the occasion of the 2016 Impressionist Festival in Normandy, the Haras natiinal du Pin – the first royal stables built between 1715 and 1730, in the Orne in Normandy, nicknamed “Versailles for horses” – presents the exhibition « Doisneau, Lartigue, un autre portrait du cheval (another portrait of horses). » […]

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Lartigue in Opio

Commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986), the Opiom Gallery and the Town Hall in Opio – a village in the South of Frnce where Lartigue lived for many years – , in collaboration with the Donation Lartigue, present an exhibition entitled “The Colors of Opio.” On display through December 31, the […]

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Jacques Henri Lartigue and Doctor Pierre Boucard

Jacques Henri Lartigue’s images spill over with the joy he felt among the family members, friends, and lovers he immortalized in his photographs. One of the most prominent figures in his photos is his brother-in-law, Dr. Pierre Boucard. From 1920 to 1930, Lartigue visited this doctor and researcher (inventor of Lactéol) on numerous occasions, both […]

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The Floating World in Nice

Presented for the first time in France, the exhibition “Jacques Henri Lartigue, A Floating World” is at the Théâtre de la Photographie et l’Image Charles Nègre in Nice from June 17th to September 25th. Some 200 photographs highlight the theme of passing moments, the brevity of happiness and life’s fragility. Curated by Martine d’Astier, Marie-France […]

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Volez, Voguez, Voyagez, Lartigue at the Grand Palais

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 Vuitton’s archives, […]

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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 racing, […]

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Lartigue and automobiles

Jacques Lartigue became interested in automobiles at a very young age. In 1905, when Jacques was 11, his family went to Auvergne, where he saw the Coupe Gordon-Bennett, his first race. From that time on, he photographed cars in movement, and also spent time drawing various automobiles and making sketches from his photos. Little by […]

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Lartigue, Life in Color

The exhibition “Life in Color” at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris closed its doors on August 23, 2015. Organized in five sequences, it brings together 128 framed photographs and numerous documents in vitrines, as well as a 3D projection of Lartigue’s Autochromes. Co-curated by Martine d’Astier and Martine Ravache, this exhibition reveals […]

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Lartigue, father and son

The exhibition « Lartigue, père & fils » (Lartigue, Father and Son) is on display through October 31, 2015,  at the Château de la Messardière, a prestigious 5-star hotel perched on the Saint-Tropez hills in the south of France. Built in the 19th century, this magnificent castle was a wedding gift for Henry Brisson de la Messardière, […]

Exhibitions in France

Life in Colour

The exhibition “La vie en couleurs” (Life in Colour) offers viewers a unique opportunity to delve into an unknown period of Jacques Henri Lartigue’s career: his work in colour. Until now, very few of his colour photographs have been shown, and the vast majority have never been seen. Although he is best known for his […]