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A Thousand Words Say More Than These Photos

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Retrospective 1981-2018

This summer, The Hague Museum of Photography is to stage the first retrospective of the work of Dutch artist photographer Jan Banning (b. 1954). Before taking up photography, he studied social and economic history, and this is reflected in his work. Banning’s pictures present an image of social and political circumstances in different countries, as he travels the world in his attempt to visualise...

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Erwin Olaf

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and The Hague Museum of Photography are to honour one of the Netherlands’ most famous photographers, Erwin Olaf (b. 1959), with a double exhibition. Olaf, whose recent portraits of the royal family drew widespread admiration, will turn sixty this year – a good moment to stage a major retrospective. The Hague Museum of Photography will focus on Olaf’s love of his craft and...

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Lauren Greenfield

What are you really like? And what do gold handbags, gleaming sports cars, glittering jewellery, luxury villas and ‘killer bodies’ have to do with it? For some people, these things are so important to their identity that they go so far as to hire a flashy car in order to show it off on Instagram, in imitation of Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton and accounts like Rich Kids of London. American...

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A traveller's perspective

It is 23 March 1932. Two wealthy young men from Limburg climb into a Model A ford and embark on the trip of a lifetime. Photographer Alphons Hustinx (1900-1972) and his friend Theo Regout (1901-1988) drive from Scharnerweg in Maastricht, via the Middle East, to Herat in Afghanistan. During their eight-week trip, Hustinx takes some 250 photographs and makes dozens of films. His townscapes...

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Dirk Kome shows Tonnis Post

As a child, Dirk Kome (b. 1976) would spend hours on a rainy day entertaining himself with the many photographs, slides and films at his grandparents’ home in Zuidland. This is probably where his fascination with historical photographs began. The pictures allowed him to travel back and forth in time. Since graduating from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy he has tried to come to grips with time through...

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Lauren Greenfield

Generation Wealth 15 September 2018 to 3 February 2019 What are you really like? And what do gold handbags, gleaming sports cars, glittering jewellery, luxury villas and ‘killer bodies’ have to do with it? For some people, these things are so important to their identity that they go so far as to hire a flashy car in order to show it off on Instagram, in imitation of Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton...

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02 Jul — 13 Nov 2022
Parents
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30 Apr — 14 Aug 2022
Paul Blanca
Homage to Paul Blanca
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