Built in the 1940s, in an Art Deco style, the Villa Logis d’Azur is located opposite the port of La Napoule. Transformed into a cultural space, since 2020, it presents works from the SAFA Collection to the general public. It hosts a permanent collection all year round and organizes thematic exhibitions each summer that highlight major works.
The iconic images of Marilyn Monroe taken during her last posing session by Bert Stern in 1962, the portraits of the whimsical Salvador Dali in his “casa museu” in Portligat by Marc Lacroix, the fashion shots published in Harper’s Bazaar magazine in the 1930s by the famous Martin Munkácsi, the emblematic photos by Horst P. Horst’s iconic photographs for American Vogue or Valentino, the female nude shot in 1977 in Los Angeles by the academician Lucien Clergue, Christian Idris’ studio shots and artist portraits, Sandy Skoglund’s or Gérard Rancinan’s theatrical compositions, the stolen images of Clara Martinez Thedy, the street scene of Lucy Vigoureux or the photo Jean Michel Basquiat and Madonna with artichokes taken by Stephen Torton in 1982, Mary Mc Cartney, offer a seizing immersion in the heart of the multiform universe of the photography.
The exhibition of 58 works by 15 photographers
can be seen until May 14, 2023