Exhibition « Boris Vian | En avant la musique ! »

From 16 June to 2 September 2018

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Exhibition ‘‘Etel Adnan | La fulgurance du geste’’

From 16 February to 20 May 2018     The Lebanese-American poet, philosopher and artist Etel Adnan was born in 1925 in Beirut. Her mother was Greek, her father Syrian. Adnan was educated at French schools in Lebanon and studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris and Berkeley and Harvard in the United States. This and long stays divided...

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Exhibition “Blaise Cendrars et Sonia Delaunay ǀ La Prose du Transsibérien”

From 26 October to 30 December 2017 – extended until 14 January 2018 – The Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France is the extraordinary fusion of four hundred and forty-five lines of free verse by Blaise Cendrars (1887-1961) and the colors of Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979). This beautiful work first saw print in November...

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Exhibition “Federico García Lorca en scène”

From 10 June to 24 September 2017 Born in 1898 in Fuente Vaqueros, in Andalusia, Federico García Lorca was a major poet. But beyond the poet, a number of other Lorcas exist. There was the artist-draftsman, the inspired musician, and the man of the theater, a playwright, actor, and director. Lorca’s body of work is stamped by many popular traditions...

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Exhibition ‘‘Jacques Prévert | Images’’

From 17 February to 30 April 2017 The French lyricist, poet, and author of plays, scripts and movie dialogue Jacques Prévert (1900-1977) is mostly known today for his writings. Part of the Surrealists’ circle in his youth, this fiercely independent yet politically committed man would maintain throughout his life strong ties with a number...

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Exhibition « Antonio Saura | De l’écriture à la peinture »

19 June – 25 September 2016 Antonio Saura (1930-1998) was a major Spanish artist of the 20th century and an important figure in contemporary art, creating a formidable a body of work that includes painting, illustration, engraving, sculpture, and writing. It is a legacy that is as fertile as it is formally inventive. Today Saura’s work figures in...

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Exhibition « Sławomir Mrożek »

Sławomir Mrożek (born 29 June 1930 in Borzęcin, Poland) is a leading Polish dramatist and writer.  In 1963 Mrożek emigrated to Italy and France and then to Mexico.  In 1996 he returned to Poland and settled in Kraków.  In 2008 he moved back to France. Sławomir Mrożek has reigned as the preeminent playwright...

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Exhibition « Photo-literature »

From 14 October to 30 December 2016 1839. Photography is invented and makes its way in among the other arts, uninvited and upending their connections with one another. Initially deemed an “industrial art,” this process for duplicating reality came to modify the ways of depicting space, time, and memory, and to question painters and writers in a...

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Horst « Tappe, writers’ portraits »

Horst Tappe, writers’ portraits from June 21 until September 28 2014 Horst Tappe (1938-2005) settled down in Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva  in 1965 and photographed the most famous of this world, always in black and white and with his Hasselblad : actors, writers, painters, journalists, musicians and scientists. He is known worldwide...

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Exhibition « Baselitz | Malelade – Bestiaire d’images et de mots »

13 February – 15 May 2016 The painter, draftsman, printmaker and sculptor Georg Baselitz (*1938) became famous for doing all his figures upside down starting in 1969. This way of inventing things that from the outset goes about it the wrong way round generates a new relationship to images that are treated as purely formal questions and at the same...

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Exhibition Pierre-Alain Bertola | Ecritures graphiques

Architecte, graphiste, scénographe, illustrateur, bédéiste, Pierre-Alain Bertola (1956-2012) a joué tout au long de sa carrière sur un large registre de talents artistiques. Aux sources de son dessin se trouve un lien particulièrement fort avec les textes littéraires. Frankenstein de Mary Shelley, Le gros poisson du lac de Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz,...

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Exhibition « Gustave Roud ǀ Le monde des signes et l’univers des choses »

A l’occasion de l’année Gustave Roud, la Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature propose de porter un regard neuf sur l’œuvre de ce grand homme de lettres suisse à travers une exposition dédiée à la diversité et à la richesse de ses activités littéraires. À l’instigation du Centre de recherches sur les lettres...

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Exhibition « Henri Michaux | Figures • Ecritures »

From February 21st to June 14th 2015 Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm, from February 21st to June 14th 2015. Admittance: 5 CHF (adults) /3 CHF (students, retirees, unemployed, groups, IV) / free for those under 18 years of age and residents of Montricher. Free guided tour included in the...

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Manwoz

Du 7 octobre au 21 décembre 2014 La Fondation Jan Michalski accueille le travail d’un artiste au parcours énigmatique. Pour rassembler des éléments de sa biographie, il faut mener une véritable enquête. Il serait né dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle du côté de Tchernobyl, aurait assez jeune pris la route et sèmerait derrière lui,...

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