Untitled (2014-02-22-035) © Jeroen Robert Kramer

Jeroen Robert Kramer / Une Femme


The exhibition is a story The central figure in Une Femme is composed of different characters. There is Khiar, a handsome, elderly Lebanese gentleman who lives in Beirut, a city scarred by decades of religious tension. The wars that arose from those tensions do not appear in the exhibition, but we sense the presence of… read more

Ginger Shore, Causeway Inn, Tampa, Florida, 17 November 1977. From the Uncommon Places series. © Stephen Shore. Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York.

Stephen Shore / Retrospective


The work of the American photographer Stephen Shore (b. 1947, New York City) has shaped contemporary photography and inspired generations of photographers. He has never stopped exploring the boundaries of photography, and has selected subjects that were not seen as obviously photogenic. He has effortlessly switched back and forth between black and white and colour,… read more

West Ninth Avenue, Amarillo, Texas, 2 October 1974. From the Uncommon Places series. © Stephen Shore. Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York

Masterclass Stephen Shore

An afternoon with the renowned American photographer

On Sunday 12 June, Huis Marseille presents a special event on the occasion of the exhibition Retrospective by American photographer Stephen Shore. Stephen Shore will give a masterclass on the subject of the retrospective of his work which will be on display in Huis Marseille. This exhibition presents an overview of Shore’s oeuvre, in which… read more

Untitled (2014-02-22-086) © Jeroen Robert Kramer

Interview: Jeroen Robert Kramer

Une Femme

Une Femme, ‘a woman’, is where the story of the Dutch photographer Jeroen Robert Kramer begins and where it ends; but she is never actually shown. Kramer sketches the life of Monsieur Khiar, who – like Kramer himself – lives in Beirut, and in whose company he lives in the aftermath of civil war. The… read more

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2014 © Martin Roemers

Interview: Martin Roemers on ‘Metropolis’

a conversation with assistant curator Anna Kruyswijk

In 2007 the Dutch photographer Martin Roemers started travelling all over the world to photograph ‘megacities’ – those home to over 10 million people – for his project Metropolis. Dynamic streams of movement and static infrastructure determine the composition of his photographs, the image forming a crossroads at which different lives converge. Although the visual… read more

Eddo Hartmann & Koryo Studio - Birthday of Kim Il Sung, 2014

Eddo Hartmann opens exhibition in North Korea

Photos were on display in Huis Marseille earlier in 2015

In March 2015, Huis Marseille opened the exhibition Eddo Hartmann / Setting the Stage: Pyongyang, North Korea. In this show, Hartmann exhibited photos which he made of architecture in the capitol of elusive North Korea. This exhibition is now continued in that very land: Hartmann has become the first Western photographer to open a public… read more

Els Barents

Former director Els Barents wins Colin Ford Award

Award given out by The Royal Photographic Society in London

Last Wednesday, 16 September 2015, our founder and former director Els Barents received the prestigious Colin Ford Award. The award is given each year by The Royal Photographic Society to honour an individual who has contributed in a major way to curatorship. From Barents’ biography, as spoken during the ceremony: Els Barents is a curator,… read more

Caio Reisewitz / Disorder

Win! Caio Reisewitz – Disorder

Instagram contest

Do you want to win the photobook Disorder by Caio Reisewitz? Upload your best Reisewitz-inspired photo to Instagram and tag it with #HuisMarseille and #CaioReisewitz. We’ll award five photos with this beautiful book! For inspiration, the exhibition Caio Reisewitz / Florestas, favelas & falcatruas is open Tuesday–Sunday, 11–18 hours. We look foward to seeing your… read more


New photobooks in the store

With our new website, we’ve also added a few great new photobooks to our online store, including Hellen van Meene / The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits, Geert Goiris / Prophet, Paul Kooiker / Nude Animal Cigar, Viviane Sassen / Lexicon & Viviane Sassen / UMBRA. More new titles, remarkable photobooks and special editions can… read more

Eddo Hartmann & Koryo Studio - Birthday of Kim Il Sung, 2014

Interview: Eddo Hartmann

Setting the Stage: Pyongyang, North Korea

In Eddo Hartmann / Setting the Stage: Pyongyang, North Korea laat fotograaf Eddo Hartmann (1973, Den Haag) een eerste blik op de Noord-Koreaanse hoofdstad zien. Vooraf aan de tentoonstelling sprak Huis Marseille’s assistent conservator Anna Kruyswijk met Eddo Hartmann over de aantrekkingskracht van Pyongyang en de rol die de fotoserie voor hem speelt. read more

Kawaguchiko, from the serie 'half awake and half asleep in the water', Asako Narahashi, 2003, 60, 90, 10/12, C-print, HMA-2008-28
Momochi, from the series "half awake and half asleep in the water", 2004
c-print, 90x60 cm
Chlönthal, Balthasar Burkhard, 2001, 262, 127, 4/7, zwart-wit fiber foto, HMA-2002-09
S # 2, Beate Guetschow, 2005, 217, 182, ?/5, ontwikkelgelatinezilverdruk, HMA-2005-11
Traceryscape NZ221, Aki Lumi & Yuki Onodera, 2007, 108, 127, Uniek, verf op gelatine-zilverprint, HMA-2009-16
Jounanjima #3, from the series "half awake and half asleep in the water", 2002
c-print, 90x60 cm

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