In week 49 the museum will be closed for the construction of the new exhibition. On Saturday 10 December the museum will reopen and the official opening will take place from 5 till 7 pm.

Re-visiting - Glen Loin – No Plate Arrochar, May 2012 56°14.298'N 4°43.905' © Chrystel Lebas

Chrystel Lebas / Regarding Nature


With the exhibition Regarding Nature, this will be the first time that the unique, monumental landscape photographs of French landscape photographer Chrystel Lebas are shown in the Netherlands. Lebas garnered international acclaim through her panoramic photographs, created at twilight. This project shows her most recent – and what is perhaps her most ambitious – project… read more

Boulogne-sur-Mer © Cary Markerink

Theo Baart & Cary Markerink / After Baldus: Travels in a Wounded Landscape


Inspired by the beautiful 19th-century photo album Le Chemin de Fer du Nord, Theo Baart and Cary Markerink – acclaimed for documentary photo projects such as Nagele and Snelweg – retraced the footsteps of the photographer Édouard Baldus (1813–1889), turning their camera towards the man-made landscape of northern France. In their series After Baldus they… read more

Camille I (left & right pieces) © Jeff Cowen

Jeff Cowen / Photoworks


Huis Marseille presents the first solo museum exhibition of the American artist Jeff Cowen. Cowen uses only analogue photography, and all the prints are made in his Berlin darkroom. His chief concern is to plumb and expand the limits of the medium from a present-day perspective. The photographs themselves represent only the starting point and… read more


Egypt, 1850–1900


Subject to change, more information will follow. read more

Ahmed Osoble (Denizens of Brussels), 2015 © Andres Serrano

Andres Serrano


Subject to change, more information will follow. read more

© Lionel Wendt. Courtesy Jhaveri Contemporary, Londen/Mumbai, Nalin Tomar & Mahijit Singh Collection, New Delhi & Galerie Ton Peek, Utrecht

Lionel Wendt


In the 1930s, the lawyer, concert pianist, writer, collector and self-taught photographer Lionel Wendt (1900–1944) developed into a prominent avant-gardist within the Ceylonese art world. The hundreds of prints left to us by his atelier demonstrate his eclectic tastes: from sensual and homo-erotic portraits to nostalgic images of what was then Ceylon, and from pictorial… read more

Rawabi, the new Palestinian city north of Ramallah under construction, 2012 © Ad van Denderen

Ad van Denderen / Jerusalem Stone


The prominent Dutch photographer Ad van Denderen has photographed the West Bank since as long ago as the 1960s. After many years of journalistic and documentary photography, working primarily in black in white, more recently he has chosen to work more in colour, which in his words “serves as a metaphor for what is happening… read more

Re-visiting - Honckenya peploides Blakeney 3/5/14 – Plate n°305 Blakeney, June 2014 52°58.101’N 1°2.062’E © Chrystel Lebas

Artist’s tour

with photographer Chrystel Lebas

The day after the opening, Huis Marseille organizes a special guided tour by photographer Chrystel Lebas in her new exhibition Regarding Nature. It will be the first time that Lebas’ unique monumental landscape photographs are shown in the Netherlands. In 2011, Lebas started to create new works based on a collection of glass negatives by… read more

Look Cook Look!, Vanuatu, 2015 © Scarlett Hooft Graafland

Interview: Scarlett Hooft Graafland

Shores Like You

In Shores Like You Huis Marseille presents photographs drawn from the series that Scarlett Hooft Graafland (Maarn, 1973) has been making in recent years. For her latest works she travelled from Vanuatu to Peru, Socotra, Dubai and Sweden. Nicky van Banning, Collection and Exhibitions Assistant at Huis Marseille, interviewed her on her working methods, her… read more

Stephen Shore wordt geïnterviewd door Edie Peters en Bert Teunissen tijdens de 28e Donkere Kamer, een terugkerend evenement over fotografie georganiseerd door de DuPho en PhotoQ.

Interview: Stephen Shore


The work of renowned American photographer Stephen Shore has been getting a lot of attention. His work is currently showing in travelling exhibition This Place and a retrospective has been touring Spain, France and Germany, and is on show at Huis Marseille from 10 June 2016 till 4 September 2016. The MoMA is planning a major retrospective in the United States in the fall of 2017. Huis Marseille’s project curator Hinde Haest spoke to Stephen Shore about his retrospective. 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


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


S # 2, Beate Guetschow, 2005, 217, 182, ?/5, ontwikkelgelatinezilverdruk, HMA-2005-11
Sassen DNA 1200px
from the Somnyama Ngonyama series: Bester II, Paris, Zanele Muholi, 2014, 90x66,3, 1/8, ontwikkelgelatinezilverdruk, HMA-2015-42
Lixenberg Wilteysha-1993

JAPAN, Tokyo,
Shibuya Crossing, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 2013

Asia, city, cities, urban, Capital, megacity, mega city, architecture, people, movement, hectic, motion, masses, crowd, mass, crowds, infrastructure, roads, streets, street, streetlife, street life, traffic, driving, drive, taxi, car, cars, rush hour, traffic jam, jam, congestion, transport, mobility, economy, markets, shop, shopping, commercial, commercial area, residential, residential area, modern, pedestrians, evening, night, nightlife, advertising, commercials, billboard, consumption, consumer, Starbucks, shopper, shoppers, metropolis, crowd, crowds, megacity, mega city, megacities, mega cities, cityscape, masses, mass, urban,

JAPAN, Tokio
Azie, stad, steden, mega stad, megastad, hoofdstad, mensen, panorama, ruimtelijke ordening, architectuur, huizen,  woonwijk, wonen, mensenmassa, drukte, menigte, massa, hektiek, hectiek, beweging, hectisch, energie, straat,  straatleven, winkel, winkelen, winkels, economie, infrastructuur, mobiliteit, taxi, auto, auto's, rijden, spitsuur, spits, avondspits, file, opstopping, hectisch verkeer, verkeer, modern, voetgangers

JAPAN, Tokyo   
Geography / Travel, Asien, Stadt, Stadtansicht,  Hauptstadt, Menschen, Chaos, Hektik, Bewegung, Massa, Strassenszene, Infrastruktur, Strasse, Strassenkreuzung, Verkehr, Spitzenzeit,  Stau, Strassenverkehr, Stadtverkehr, Mobilität, Mobilitat, fahren, Transport, Auto, Autos, PKW, Wirtschaft, Oekonomie, Geschäft, Laden, modern, Fussgaenger

Photo: Martin Roemers
Kawaguchiko, from the serie 'half awake and half asleep in the water', Asako Narahashi, 2003, 60, 90, 10/12, C-print, HMA-2008-28
Pirituba, Caio Reisewitz, 2013, 55, 42, 4/8, HMA-2015-35
Ahmed Osoble (Denizens of Brussels), 2015 © Andres Serrano
Krantenwaterval, Dodewaard, Hanne van der Woude, 2011, 55, 45, 1/10 +2 AP, digitale C-print van dia, HMA-2015-40
Jet Engines Tucson, Arizona, USA, 2006, © Edward Burtynsky
Basim Magdy I
Untitled, Juul Kraijer, 2013, 16, 24, 1/15, digitale C-print op archival papier, HMA-2013-12
Untitled, From the series 'Mariées Marocaines', 2000, Valérie Belin
Petros Act
Chun 9
Joseph Dlamini (Eye test), Matsho Tsmombeni squatter camp, Mikhael Subotzky, 2012, 100, 100, 5 + 1 AP =AP 1/2, inkjetprint, HMA-2014-17
It, 2006, © Daido Moriyama
Traceryscape NZ221, Aki Lumi & Yuki Onodera, 2007, 108, 127, Uniek, verf op gelatine-zilverprint, HMA-2009-16

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