A Floating World: Photographs by Jacques Henri Lartigue at CaixaForum Madrid


MADRID.- Lluís Reverter, secretary general of ”la Caixa” Foundation, opened A Floating World. Photographs by Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986), accompanied by the exhibition curators, Florian Rodari, Martine d’Astier de la Vigerie. The exhibition was organised and produced by ”la Caixa” Social Outreach Programmes in cooperation with the Donation Jacques Henri Lartigue, the body established to conserve and disseminate the donation that the photographer made to the French government in 1979, and which loaned all the pieces in the exhibition at CaixaForum Madrid. As part of its cultural programmes, ”la Caixa” Social Outreach Programmes focuses particularly on the most contemporary art, work created in the 20th and 21st centuries. In exhibitions devoted to the cinema cine and photography, ”la Caixa” seeks to illustrate the influence that images exercise on contemporary sensibilities and to h