Born in Rennes, Charles and Paul Géniaux worked as publishers, photographers, journalists and writers. Yet, except for some of the people of Rennes, to whom this last name may refer to a street or a sports complex, they are today largely unknown. Forerunners in the field of reportage photography, the two brothers have left an important photographic collection. Their production, preserved in the Museum of Brittany, in the family and in various national museums (Musée d’Orsay, MuCEM, Carnavalet Museum, Museum of Decorative Arts) is gathered here for the first time. The exhibition incorporates original images and a variety of media:...
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