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William Wegman

Being Human 5 September until 3 January 2021   Many artists have a muse. Movie directors perfect their craft working repeatedly with their favourite actors, while choreographers create some of their best works for a specific dancer. In some cases, the muse is a silent partner, the object of an artist’s intense and obsessive gaze; in others the work emerges from a partnership so close that it is...

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Eddy Posthuma de Boer

The first picture of God 18 January until 26 April 2020 ¬† ‚ÄúI‚Äôm searching for the world as it really is.‚ÄĚ 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...

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La Soupe de Daguerre

Almost all of us take photographs every day using our smartphone. The vast majority of them are never printed, but are shared online or stored in digital form. As a result, we generally do not experience these photographs as physical objects, but as intangible images. Photos that are printed are, however, not necessarily regarded as objects either. One of the reasons for this is that the visual...

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Photography Becomes Art

Photo-Secession in Holland 1890-1937 7 September ‚Äď 8 December 2019 ¬† Soon after the invention of photography in the 19th century, photographers developed an urge not merely to record reality, but to compete with artists. In the Netherlands the ‚Äėpictorialists‚Äô adopted themes and compositions from painting. They drew inspiration both from 17th-century genre art and from the landscapes of the...

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