22 Nov 2008
01 Feb 2009

PATRICK FAIGENBAUM

Musée de Grenoble

P A T R I C K
F A I G E N B A U M

WORKS 1 9 7 3 – 2 0 0 8
The Museum of Grenoble
From November 22, 2008
to February 1, 2009

The Museum of Grenoble presents the first extensive retrospective of photographer Partick Faigenbaum in France. Known above all for his portraits, notably those of aristocratic Italian families taken during the Eighties, Patrick Faigenbaum has since developed a photographic portfolio which extends to all genres, from the street scene to urban views, from landscape to still life, but where meanwhile the human being, his particular aura, his presence in time, and therefore in history, remains a central theme .
With more than twenty-four images, spanning three decades, the exhibition dedicated to Patrick Faigenbaum, allows us to take the full measure of a major body of work in contemporary photography for the first time in a French museum. The exhibition is structured with two distinct sections : the first presents a retrospective vision of the work since his portraits from the end of the Seventies up to recent works ; the second involves a brand new group of works undertaken in Sardinia in the last few years. This presentation is accompanied by a publication reuniting the photographs taken in the Sardinian village of Santulussurgiu, the second part of a triptych, the first part of which is a portrait of the town of Tulle ; the last, currently in progress, will be dedicated to work undertaken in a Kibboutz in Israel.



L'empereur Gordien III, Musée du capitole, Rome
Fanny Bojman, rue de la Chaussée d'Antin
Rue Sant Pau, Barcelone
La rampe du marché hebdomadaire du Bèsos
Avenue Vinohradskả, Prague
Maison Municipale, Prague
Famille Colonna di Paliano, Naples
Santulussurgiu, Sardaigne
Santulussurgiu, Sardaigne
Santulussurgiu, Sardaigne
Salvatorica Sechi et Raphaël, Santulussurgiu
Raphaël à la guitare, Paris
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DOCUMENTATIONS
DIRECTION
Organisation of the Exhibition
Guy Tossato, Chief Curator of Heritage, Director of the Museum of Grenoble assisted by Cécile Brilloit.

Curator: Jean-François Chevrier, historian and art critic.
CONTACT
Press contact:
Julie Martinez
julie@claudinecolin.com

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