Exhibition - MOIS DE LA PHOTO
Portraits of writers 1850 to our days
Boris Liptnizki, André Breton (1896-1966), écrivain français. Paris, 42 rue Fontaine, vers 1950. Boris Liptnizki / Roger-Viollet
This exhibition of portraits features works taken from three Parisian
collections. Photographs from the Maison de Victor Hugo collection evoke the early years of photography and the history of portraiture between 1850 and 1885, while journalistic reportage and studio portraits from the first half of the 20th century are represented by a selection from the Roger-Viollet collections. Lastly the show focuses on great photographers of the second half of the 20th century, with works borrowed from the collections of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie.
5 november 2010 – 20 february 2011
Maison de Victor Hugo
6 place des Vosges, 75004 Paris