From 24 Jun 2022 to 30 Oct 2022

Achille Laugé (1861-1944)

Fondation de l'Hermitage
Neo-Impressionism in the Light of the South.
The Fondation de l’Hermitage is to host Switzerland’s first major retrospective of the French painter Achille Laugé (1861-1944). Deeply attached to his native region of Occitania in southwest France, Laugé is a fascinating artist who followed his own unique path within the Neo-Impressionist movement. The exhibition will feature nearly eighty works from every period of his career, highlighting the profound originality and extraordinary sensibility of this painter of everyday life. Taken from his immediate surroundings and portrayed with refined simplicity, Laugé’s subjects of choice include the area around his house in Cailhau, flowers in his garden and portraits of his family and friends. His very pure technique is characterised by the juxtaposition of the three primary colours in dots or lattices, in a highly personal variation on the divisionist method.

The exhibition is organised around themes that illustrate both the development of Laugé’s work and his preferred subjects. It relocates this remarkable painter within the context of art at the turn of the 20th century and reveals his singularity.

Expert curator:
Nicole Tamburini, Art historian, Achille Laugé specialist.

Curator:
Sylvie Wuhrmann, Director of the Fondation de l’Hermitage.
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Address

Fondation de l'Hermitage
Route du Signal 2
1018 Lausanne

Contact

+41 (0)21 320 50 01

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Schedules

From 24 Jun 2022 to 30 Oct 2022
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00

Useful information

Access
Bus 16: Hermitage stop

Prices

Full price
22 chf

Reduced
18 chf

Groups from 10 persons
18 chf

Students/apprentices/youth (10-17 years)
10 chf

Family package (2 adults + children)
45 chf

Children up to 9 years
Free

Upcoming events
Coronavirus: situation in Lausanne