"The Family of Man"exhibition in Clervaux Castle, Luxembourg


“Photography is a major force in explaining man to man”- Edward Steichen

I had such a great time visiting the exhibition “The Family of Man” – Edward Steichen collections – in Clervaux Castle, Luxembourg. 
The exhibition comprises 503 photographs by 273 artists from 68 countries and was created by Edward Steichen for the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Today it’s permanently installed in Clervaux Castle. 
Read more about this wonderful collection here.


About Edward Steichen (1879 – 1973) –  was a Luxembourgish American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator.
Edward Steichen at Wikipedia

 CHÂTEAU DE CLERVAUX (CNA)
 L-9712 Clervaux T.
+352 92 96 57
 fom@cna.etat.lu 
 Exposition permanente ouverte du 1er mars au 1er janvier.
Mercredi à dimanche (et jours fériés) de 12h à 18h. Tarifs : 6 € / 4 € / gratuit pour les moins de 21 ans.

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6 thoughts on “"The Family of Man"exhibition in Clervaux Castle, Luxembourg

  1. Oooh, what do I like all those old sepia pictures! They tell us so much about earlier life!
    Have a fine weekend!
    Greetings, Hilde

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  2. What a terrific exhibition, Leia!! I would love to visit there, but your captures are the next best thing!! Thanks for sharing! I hope you have a beautiful weekend! Enjoy!!

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  3. “Family of Man” was a hugely successful photography compendium book when I was a young man. I am pretty sure that a copy of the book is still in my bookshelves in Connecticut.

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