To celebrate the 70th birthday of the artist photographer Karel Fonteyne as well as 50 years of career, Hangar presents a major retrospective of his work through a selection of 200 images. A leading figure in Belgian and international fashion photography, Karel Fonteyne worked in fashion during more than 15 years. His rather experimental style gave rise to pioneering images that went beyond classic fashion photography. In 1996, he decided to stop fashion photography to develop a more personal work. A nonconformist, Karel Fonteyne plays with codes, deconstructs reality and prefers the complex to the obvious. “Usually, I don’t photograph...
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