“I’m searching for the world as it really is.”

Fotomuseum Den Haag presents a major exhibition of work by living legend, Eddy Posthuma de Boer (1931). A contemporary of Ed van der Elsken and Johan van der Keuken, he is one of the most important living representatives of humanist photography in the Netherlands. His great love of travelling has enabled him to record human life in more than eighty countries. He has focused his camera on all aspects of the human condition, zooming in on drama as well as humour. His images has been published in newspapers and magazines such as Het Parool, De Volkskrant, Time, Life , Paris Match, Avenue and Holland Herald, and compiled into numerous photo books.

Saturday night, 1959, Kunstmuseum Den Haag. © Eddy Posthuma de Boer
Jongetje met brandend karton, 1958, Kunstmuseum Den Haag. © Eddy Posthuma de Boer
Standwerker op het Amstelveld, Amsterdam, 1954, Kunstmuseum Den Haag. © Eddy Posthuma de Boer
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