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 […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue at the Epoch Art Museum in Wenzhou, China

  From October 1st to October 30, 2015, this exhibition, curated by Duan Yuting and Martine d’Astier, presents 52 images chosen from the 135 original, large-format, 52-x-36 cm albums by Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986). Born in 1984 into a wealthy family of the Parisian bourgeoisie, Lartigue enjoyed a carefree existence from childhood. He never went […]

Exhibitions in France

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 abroad

The Riviera

The exhibition « RIVIERA » was inaugurated on June 5, 2015, at the Art Museum of Türku, Finland, (Turun Taidemuseo). This is the first exhibition of Jacques Henri Lartigue’s photographs in a Finnish museum.   The exhibit focuses on Lartigue’s travels to the French Riviera from the 1920s to the 1950s. Unpopulated coastal landcapes from the period […]

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 […]

Collection prints

Master platinum prints from 31 Studio

Born in 1894, Jacques Henri Lartigue most likely could have used platinum printing. However, no platinum prints by him have ever been found, nor has any reference to such a process been seen in the numerous diary entries in which he described his early photographic endeavours. Michael Hoppen, whose gallery in London works regularly with the J.H. Lartigue […]

Exhibitions in France

Dressing for the mountains

  In 1786, two Chamonix natives, Jacques Balmat and Michel-Gabriel Paccard, were among the first to climb Mont-Blanc in France.  In those days, basic outdoor gear wasn’t particularly well-suited to mountain climbing, so resourceful day-trippers often designed their own clothing. From such pioneers such to 20th-century winter-sports enthusiasts, mountain apparel has continued to evolve. In the […]

Exhibitions abroad

Lartigue : La vie au grand air

          Exhibition presented from November 22 to December 24, 2014 Lianzhou Fotofestival The Candy Factory Zhongshan South Road 120, Lianzhou Guangdong, Chine Site Lianzhoufoto Festival 2014      

Exhibitions abroad

A vida em movimento

Lartigue’s work finally travels to Brazil in an exhibit that focuses on two of the artist’s favourite themes : air and water. Lartigue’s zest for life is evident and alternately expressed by both calm and contemplation, and the giddiness that comes from speed and flight, capers and dives: “bubbling life” as he used to say. […]

Exhibitions abroad


Following exhibitions in Arles and London, the Multimedia Art Museum (MAMM) in Moscow hosts the exhibition ‘Bibi”  in the framework of the 2014 photo biennial. The MAMM arts musuem, created in 1996, is an ambitious project housing The Moscow House of Photography and its rich collection of Russian photography, as well as the Rodchenko Art School. […]