About Belgian Magnum photographer, Harry GRUYAERT (b.1941, in Antwerp)
Harry GRUYAERT studied at the School of Film and Photography in Brussels from 1959 to 1962. Then he became a photographer in Paris, in 1969, he made the first of many trips to Morocco. Between 1973 and 1980, he began a long essay on Belgium first in black and white and then in color. He joined Magnum Photos in 1981 and continues many trips including Asia, USA, Middle East and Russia. For more than thirty years, from Belgium to Morocco, and from India to Egypt, Harry GRUYAERT has been recording the subtle chromatic vibrations of Eastern and Western light.
Photo books by Harry GRUYAERT
- 'Edges' (2008, 2010, 2019); 'Roots' (2012, 2018); 'Harry Gruyaert' (2015); 'It's not about cars' (2017); 'Irish Summers' (2020); 'Last Call' (2020); 'India' (2021), 'Café Belgica' (2021); 'Between Worlds' (2023)