Harry Gruyaert: Last Call


A new collection from the award-winning Magnum photographer.


ISBN: 9780500545225 Category:

Harry Gruyaert


Alongside American photographers such as Saul Leiter, Joel Meyerowitz, Stephen Shore and William Eggleston, Harry Gruyaert became one of the few European pioneers to explore the creative possibilities of colour in the 1970s and 1980s. The previous decades had elevated black and white photography to the realms of art, relegating colour to use in advertising, the press and illustration. Gruyaert’s work suggested new territory for colour photography: an emotive, non-narrative and boldly graphic way of perceiving the world.

Gruyaert’s ability to seamlessly weave texture, light, colour and architecture comes together to wonderful effect in this new collection. His photographs of airports beautifully – and at times surreally – record these liminal, yet reliably inhabited spaces.

Additional information

Weight 927 g
Dimensions 24.1 x 32.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 5 December 2019
Number of pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.1 x 32.6 cm
Weight 927 g


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Harry Gruyaert has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1982.