The exhibition presents the works of Alfred Latour in all their breadth and variety: as painter, engraver, and talented watercolourist, but also as book illustrator and maker, celebrated photographer, advertising artist and fabric designer. A member of the Union of Modern Artists (UAM), founded by Robert Mallet-Stevens, Latour excelled in every artistic field to which he lent his hand. Lauded by the critics from 1928 to 1960, recognized by the prize committees of the all the European salons of his time, he chose to live, far from the urban bustle, in Eygalières,
Today his works are to be found at the Pompidou Centre and in the French National Library, at the Cantini Museum and the Lyon Museum of Fabrics, as well as at the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Arts and others.
Espace Van Gogh, Arles, from 29 March to 2 May 2018
The Exhibition in Pictures