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Robert Doisneau    (French, 1912-1994)

 Robert Doisneau - Fernand Leger dans ses Oeuvres (Photographs)
Robert Doisneau
Fernand Leger dans ses Oeuvres 1954

1912 Born: Gentilly in the Val-de-Marne, France
1926 - 1929 Studied engraving at the Ecole Estienne in Chantilly
1945 Met Pierre Betz and begins a series of reportage for the magazine Le Point. Meets Blaise Cendrars and Henri Cartier-Bresson
1956 Received Prix Niépce
1975 Invited to participate in the Rencontres d’Arles
1981 Participated in a film by F. Moscowitz, Trois jours, trois photographes with Jean-Loup Sieff and Bruno Barbey
1985 Worked on the film Poète and piéton by Francois Porcile
1986 Participated in the Atget colloquium at the Collège de France
1986 First video film for French television Antenne 2. Receives the Prix Balzak
1992 Appeared in the film Bonjour Monsieur Doisneau directed by Sabine Azéma in celebration of his 80th birthday
1994 Lived in the Paris suburb of Montrouge until his death

1996 Solo exhibition, Montpellier Photo-Visions, Galerie Municipale de la Pllotographie; Isetan Museum of' Art, Tokyo; Daimaru Museum, Osaka,Japan.
1995 Solo exhibition, A Homage to Robert Doisneau, Galerie du Chateau d'Eau h Toulouse.
1995 Solo exhibition, Doisneau 40//44, Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation de Lyons, Lyons, France.
1990 Solo exhibition, La Science de Doisneau, Jardin des Plantes, Paris.
1989 Solo exhibition, Doisneau-Renault, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris.
1988 Solo exhibition, A Hormage to Robert Doisneau, Villa Medicis, Rome.
1987 St.-Denis, Musée de St.-Denis. (Solo)
1986 Group exhilbition, De Vogue à femme, Rencontres Inter- nationales de la Photographie d'Arles.
1984 Robert Doisneau, Photographe du di- manche Institut Lumiére, Lyons. (Solo)
1983 Solo exhilbition of 120 photographs, Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing.
1982 Portraits, Fondation Nationale de la Photo- graphie, Lyons. (Solo)
1981 Witkin Gallery, New York. (Solo)
1980 Amsterdam (Solo)
1979 Para;s, les passants qui passent Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. (Solo)
1977 Exhibition with Guy le Querrec, Carlos Freire, Claude Rahnond-Dityvon, Bernard Descamps, and Jean Lattés, Six Photographes en quête de banlieue, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
1976 Exhibition with Brassai', Cartier-Bresson, Jean-Philippe Charbonnier, Izis, and Marc Riboud, Kraków.
1975 Witkin Gallery, New York; Musée des Arts (Solo)
1974 University of California at Davis. (Solo)
1972 International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester; New York. (Solo)
1971 Participated in traveling exhibition in France with Jacques Dubois and Roger Lecotté.
1968 Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris. (Solo)
1968 Exhibition with D. Brihat, J. P. Sudre, and L. Clergue, Musée Cantini de Marseilles.
1965 Exhibition with Daniel Frasnay, Jean Lattés, Jeanine Niépce, Roger Pic, and Will), Ronis, Six Photographes et Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
1965 Exhibition with Henri Cartier-Bresson and André Vigneau, Musée Réattu, Aries.
1960 Solo exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Chicago
1951 Exhibition with Brassaï, Willy Ronis, and Izis, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1947 Salon de la Photo, Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris.

1942 Illustrated his first book on science called Les Nouveaux Destins de l’intelligence français
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