Edition 2023


The Florence and Damien Bachelot Collection at the Musée Réattu  

The Florence and Damien Bachelot Collection encompasses humanist, documentary, and social photography from the early 20th century to today, committed as much to the photographic medium, in its unique materiality, as to its artists. This principle echoes that of the Réattu, the first French art museum to explore the heritage as well as the artistic aspect of photography.

Portrait-themed photographs from the Collection are juxtaposed with the Réattu’s paintings and sculptures, delineating a unique history of photography. Great photographers, American (Diane Arbus, Saul Leiter) and French (Robert Doisneau, Brassaï), and iconic images–Paul Strand’s Young Boy, Édouard Boubat’s Lella–are followed by recent acquisitions (Luc Delahaye, Laura Henno) reflecting the collection’s dynamic turn towards contemporary creation.

Andy Neyrotti

Curators: Andy Neyrotti and Françoise Docquiert.

  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture