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The Subversion Images


This exhibition brings together nearly 400 works for an exceptional view of surrealist photography.

A selection of the finest proofs of Man Ray, Hans Bellmer, Claude Cahun, Raoul Ubac, Jacques-Andre Boiffard, Maurice Tabard will be shown alongside previously unseen footage, revealing the many surrealists uses of photography in journals, ads, collections of images, pictures from photo booths, group photography and more ...

The event shows collages by renowned artists such as Paul Eluard, André Breton, Antonin Artaud and Georges Hugnet, games photographers Leo Malet and Victor Brauner and highlights personalities like those of Artur Harfaux or Benjamin Fondane.

Over twenty years after "Explosante fixed", the exhibition of Rosalind Krauss and Jane Livingstone, "The Subversion of Images" will question the use of photography and moving image by the surrealists. 

The exhibition also offers a series of films and short films made by Luis Buñuel, Man Ray and Germaine Dulac.

Venue Information

Centre Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris

Metro: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville, Châtelet
RER: Châtelet - Les Halles
Bus: 21, 29, 38, 47, 58, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, 76, 81, 85, 96
Parking : entrance rue Beaubourg

Everyday except Tuesday:  11:00am - 9:00pm

Admission Fee
12 euro full price - 9 euro reduced rate

01 44 78 12 33