The latest book by the Dutch photographer Bertien Van Manen, put together shortly after the death of her husband, is a compilation of atmospheres. To obtain these empirical images, the photographer traveled all the way to Ireland, a country she observed across its verdant landscapes, in the cerulean blue of its sea, in its authentic local characters, or by way of singularities of which she has become a seasoned hunter. Her signature style is clearly recognizable: poetic blurs, abstractions, half-shadows, suggestiveness, free association, photographic accidents.
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