The Fondation HCB is closed during the installation of the upcoming exhibition.

New exhibition John Coplans - La vie des formes on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The online bookshop continues to operate.


Upcoming : John Coplans – La vie des formes

Fondation HCB is presenting a remarkable exhibition on the œuvre of John Coplans (1920‑2003), in collaboration with Le Point du Jour, Centre d’Art Éditeur in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. Works on show here, on loan from French collections, testify to the audacity of…


Carolyn Drake, winner of the HCB Award 2021

Following deliberations held on June 21 and 22 at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, the jury of the HCB Award 2021 unanimously nominated photographer Carolyn Drake for the project Centaur (working title). This work will be exhibited at the…


Paris celebrated with two exceptional exhibitions

Approximately two generations separate these two photographers. Eugène Atget gave up a career as an actor, Henri Cartier-Bresson that of a painter, in order to pursue a relatively new art: photographic recording. In an un precedented double exhibition and a…


“Henri Cartier-Bresson – Paris revisited” at the musée Carnavalet, Paris

The exhibition “Henri Cartier-Bresson – Paris revisited” is presented from June 15th to October 31st 2021 at the musée Carnavalet in Paris. After early years marked by the influence of the photographer Eugène Atget and the Surrealist artists, Cartier-Bresson became,…