Harry Gruyaert: 'Western and Eastern Light'

9 May - 27 Jun 2017
  • TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH HARRY GRUYAERT

    TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH HARRY GRUYAERT

    Eliza Williams, CREATIVE REVIEW May 17, 2017

    Michael Hoppen Gallery in London is exhibiting a classic series of photographs by Harry Gruyeart, which despite now being over 30 years old, remain as vibrant and fresh as ever

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  • Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert captures light and shadow around the world

    Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert captures light and shadow around the world

    May 11, 2017

    In 1961, Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert turned to colour photography while he was living in Paris – it was this, combined with his images of Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and America during the 70s, that garnered attention from the industry.

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  • In pictures: the W* photography desk’s daily digest of visual inspiration

    In pictures: the W* photography desk’s daily digest of visual inspiration

    Wallpaper* May 9, 2017

    Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert’s latest exhibition 'Western and Eastern Light' opens tomorrow at Michael Hoppen Gallery. Influenced by New York's early Pop Art movement, the show is an overview of many of Gruyaert's different series, spanning the streets of Moscow to the lakes in Arizona. Gruyaert has been a pioneer in the use of colour, with jewel-hued scenes becoming his trademark – using light and texture to create atmospheric tableaux. Until 27 June.

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  • Global hypercolour: Harry Gruyaert's world of light – in pictures

    Global hypercolour: Harry Gruyaert's world of light – in pictures

    Guardian online May 9, 2017

    Harry Gruyaert travelled from Belgium to Egypt, Morocco and the US, making the banal beautiful with his colour-rich photography. Using high contrast and rich colour, Harry Gruyaert fills his photography with heat and light. An exhibition,Western and Eastern Light, is at Michael Hoppen gallery, London, 9 May-27 June. All photographs: Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos/courtesy of Michael Hoppen Gallery

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