Exhibitions abroad

Capturing Moments of Joy in Saitama, Japan

    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, […]

Exhibitions abroad

Life, Love… and Lartigue in Amsterdam

From March 26 to May 21, 2016, the gallery Vassie in Amsterdam presents the exhibition Love, Life… Lartigue,  in its fourth collaboration with the Donation Lartigue (Halcyon Days in 2005;  Joie de vivre in 2007; and in 2014,  Winter in Amsterdam). Lartigue’s family, friends, women in his life, holidays… this selection of images expresses the irrepressible joie de vivre,  bringing together historic […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue in Germany

From a very young age, Lartigue was conscience that happiness was ephemeral, that he wanted to preserve those miraculous, fleeting moments of joy. « It is not that I want to capture ideas but rather the scent of my own happiness ! I have been overtaken head on by an indefinable impulse… »   Jacques […]

Exhibitions in France

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, […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue at the Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, USA

  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 125 […]

Exhibitions in France

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, […]

Exhibitions in France

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 […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue in Amsterdam

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

Exhibitions abroad

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 many […]

Exhibitions in France

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 […]