MA-g
The Museum of Avant-garde

Denise Bellon

France (1902—1999)
Bellon started her career in Psychology at the Sorbonne but abandoned her studies before completion. She took on photography and joined agencies such as Studio Zuber and Alliance-Photo. She became interested in Surrealism and between 1938 and 1965 she photographed the International Surrealist exhibitions in Paris, as well as its most influential artists, from Duchamp to Miró, to Tanguy and Dalí.

Regentaxi by Salvador Dalí

Original photography / Gelatin silver print / 18.8 x 20.1 cm / 1938 / © AKG Image D. Bellon

Mannequin by André Masson

Original photography / Gelatin silver print / 18.6 x 20.1 cm / 1938 / © AKG Image D. Bellon

Papapillon by Hans Arp

Original photography / Gelatin silver print / 18.8 x 20.1 cm / 1938 / © AKG Image D. Bellon

Maurice Henry and his mannequin

Original photography / Gelatin silver print / 18.8 x 20.1 cm / 1938 / © AKG Image D. Bellon