La Soupe de Daguerre
The title of this exhibition refers to a work by artist Marcel Broodthaers, La Soupe de Daguerre (1975), an ode to Louis Daguerre, one of the inventors of photography. Since he invented his daguerrotype in the nineteenth century, a host of new ways of producing photographs have been devised. This exhibition presents a sample of this vast ‘soup’ of photographic materials and production techniques from Kunstmuseum Den Haag’s collection. The selection of works invites you in all kinds of ways to approach photographs not as intangible images, but as physical objects.