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Foto Americain – Who are we?

In 1987 photographer and filmmaker Ernst Lalleman (b. 1965) found six boxes containing 234 colour negatives among the rubble and litter in a vacant building in The Hague. For years he treasured these negatives, which turned out to be portraits taken at the Foto Americain studio in 1959 and 1960. The subjects all turned out looking their very best for their portraits. They include newlyweds, young...

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16 October 2021 to 6 March 2022 It’s the margins of society and the darker side of the human spirit that have always fascinated the world-famous photographer and artist Roger Ballen (an American who lives and works in the South African city of Johannesburg). Ballen came to international notice in 1994 with his black-and-white photo series Platteland. The images showed the grim reality of life for...

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Artist portraits

19 June to 12 December 2021 Kunstmuseum Den Haag’s photography collection includes dozens of portraits of artists, ranging from images commissioned by newspapers or magazines, to intimate portraits taken by close friends or loved ones. The Hague Museum of Photography will be showing a small selection from this collection in Artist Portraits, which will include work by Emmy Andriesse, Paul Citroen...

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Jeroen Hofman

Island Moved to 2022 ‘There’s a particular point above ground where you can no longer hear the people down below, and you can’t quite reach the birds above. Complete isolation like that sharpens my senses.’ Photographer Jeroen Hofman always works in a crane about 20 metres up in the air. It allows him to express his fascination with the layers in landscapes. He not only shows the banks of a river...

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