Jacques Henri Lartigue – The World’s Greatest Amateur Photographer

Fujifilm Square

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[Image: “My Brother Zissou in his Tire Boat,” Chateau du Rouzat (1911) Photographie Jacques Henri Lartigue ©Ministère de la Culture - France/AAJHL]

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The first time that the photographic works of Jacques Henri Lartigue came to light was at a retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1963, when Lartigue was already 69 years of age. However, the debut of this late bloomer caused a major stir around the world. Lartigue’s exhibition was quickly followed by publications of his works, and along with another French amateur photographer, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lartigue carved his name in the annals of the history of photography. With the cooperation of the Jacques Henri Lartigue Donation, this exhibition is pleased to present 25 of Lartigue’s photographic works taken from the very early years of the 1900s to the second decade of the 20th century that depict the brilliance and gaiety of France’s belle époque.

Venue: Photo History Museum, Fujifilm Square

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from November 03, 2015 to February 01, 2016
Closed for New Year holidays from December 30, 2015 - January 3, 2016

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