Deana Lawson

The American photographer Deana Lawson (Rochester, 1979) is acclaimed as one of the most compelling photographers of her generation. In her work, which has been compared to that of Diane Arbus, Jeff Wall and Carrie Mae Weems, Lawson blurs the boundary between fact and myth. Over the last fifteen years she has developed a visual… read more

Elspeth Diederix / When Red Disappears

For her series When Red Disappears Elspeth Diederix, one of the Netherlands’ most original artistic photographers of nature, ventured into the secret gardens of Zeeland’s waters. The benthic flora and fauna of this chilly, turbid, green-grey water turned out to display an extraordinary visual richness that was a perfect complement to the large body of… read more

Chikako Watanabe / The Third House Owner 1:9

A dollhouse installation based on the history of Huis Marseille On 18 September 2019 Huis Marseille Museum for Photography will be 20 years old. This anniversary is being celebrated with a special book: in Een huis genaamd Marseille (‘a house named Marseille’) Caroline Hanken describes the residential history of the museum’s two houses at Keizersgracht… read more

Berenice Abbott / Portraits of Modernity

This autumn Huis Marseille will present a large retrospective of the famous American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898–1991). This is the first time that an extensive selection of her work, held by important American collections, will be shown in the Netherlands. Abbott is one of the key figures in the history of 20th-century photography. Her legacy… read more

Outside Fashion / Fashion photography from the Studio to Exotic Lands (1900–1969)

Outside Fashion. Fashion Photography: From the Studio to Exotic Lands (1900–1969) shows an extensive selection of vintage fashion photos and magazines drawn from the collection of the Palais Galliera, the City of Paris Fashion Museum. The exhibition is the result of a unique collaboration between Huis Marseille and the Palais Galliera. Fashion photography first arose… read more

Arja Hop & Peter Svenson / Distilled Landscapes – an allegory of four rivers

‘In the realization of our work we apply analogical photography, studying nature with natural physical and chemical processes. The images are determined by elements of the material itself rather than our perception of it.’ The residues projects of the artistic duo Arja Hop and Peter Svenson bring together photography and botanical alchemy in a remarkable way,… read more