Until June 10, the Fotomuseum in Antwerp is hosting a stunning retrospective of Harry Gruyaert’s work. The exhibition begins with European and other shorelines the photographer has explored for decades. Black and white: intimacy A discreet display case houses a strikingly tender audiovisual montage: over the course of twenty years, the photographer documented in black and white the everyday life of his daughters. The children’s bodies, laughter, and games all exude a sense of familiarity and gentleness. A siesta on the sofa. An apish smirk highlights the chocolate-smeared chin. This is daily life captured with all the simplicity of a...
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