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Tribute to the Texbraun gallery 1980 – 1986 at baudoin lebon gallery


01 - 24 Feb 2024

François Braunschweig and Hugues Autexier, better known as Texbraun, started out as booksellers before setting up shop at the Flea Market and founding their gallery on Rue Mazarine. Under their passionate direction, Galerie Texbraun exhibited 19th-century photographers while also championing contemporary artists like Robert Mapplethorpe, Pierre et Gilles, Joel-Peter Witkin, and Bettina Rheims. The Galerie Texbraun played a pivotal role in the recognition of photography in France, contributing to the dynamic evolution of the photographic market. It closed its doors in 1986, leaving behind an indelible legacy in the history of French photography.

Act I: Wednesday December 6 – Saturday January 13, 2024 / Act II: Wednesday January 31 – Saturday February 24, 2024
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Saturday, February 24 at 5 pm. The gallery organizes a meeting with Marc Donnadieu, curator, art critic, researcher, teacher and former chief curator of Photo Elysée in Lausanne, Jean-Michel Braunschweig, brother of François Braunschweig, Jonas Tebib, former director of the Photographs department at Sotheby’s France, expert and independent curator. Reservations at

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Galerie baudoin lebon
21 Rue Chapon, 75003 Paris, France

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