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This book is considered worn or damaged due to light wear and tear, scratches, bruising or other aesthetic markings not intended by the publisher. Each book has been carefully inspected and the damage has been determined not to significantly alter or impact the content of the book itself. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide photos of any damages. All sales are final for this item.

Harry Gruyaert (born in Belgium in 1941) began his career as a Director of Photography in television production, but by the early 1970s he had moved over to still photography. He picked up editorial assignments from National Geographic, Fortune and Vogue, among others, and his total immersion in the color and landscapes of Morocco earned him the 1976 Kodak Prize. Gruyaert's break from television wasn't all peaceful, though: his first serious body of work contained photographs of distorted TV images. By following events such as the 1972 Munich Olympics from home, he created a distressed parody of the current-affairs photo-story. The work caused controversy, both for its disrespectful assault on the culture of television and for its radical challenge (both formally and in terms of content) to the conventions of press photography. Gruyaert views it as the closest thing to journalistic photography he has ever made.

1st Edition signed by Harry Gruyaert

This book has a Magnum Photos Inc. stamp, indicating that it comes from the Magnum Photos library.

  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 240
  • Publisher: Steidl
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Size: 7.9 x 11.3 inches
  • ISBN: 9783865213754

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Available in a limited quantity in the Magnum Shop, this book has been signed by Harry Gruyaert. This book features Gruyaert's work containing photography of distorted TV images. Gruyaert views it as the closest thing to journalistic photography he has ever made.

This book is considered worn or damaged. Please read product description for further details.


This book is considered worn or damaged due to light wear and tear, scratches, bruising or other aesthetic markings not intended by the publisher. Each book has been carefully inspected and the damage has been determined not to significantly alter or impact the content of the book itself. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide photos of any damages. All sales are final for this item.

Harry Gruyaert (born in Belgium in 1941) began his career as a Director of Photography in television production, but by the early 1970s he had moved over to still photography. He picked up editorial assignments from National Geographic, Fortune and Vogue, among others, and his total immersion in the color and landscapes of Morocco earned him the 1976 Kodak Prize. Gruyaert's break from television wasn't all peaceful, though: his first serious body of work contained photographs of distorted TV images. By following events such as the 1972 Munich Olympics from home, he created a distressed parody of the current-affairs photo-story. The work caused controversy, both for its disrespectful assault on the culture of television and for its radical challenge (both formally and in terms of content) to the conventions of press photography. Gruyaert views it as the closest thing to journalistic photography he has ever made.

1st Edition signed by Harry Gruyaert

This book has a Magnum Photos Inc. stamp, indicating that it comes from the Magnum Photos library.

  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 240
  • Publisher: Steidl
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Size: 7.9 x 11.3 inches
  • ISBN: 9783865213754

The Magnum Shop usually ships orders at least three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. To calculate shipping please go to your Cart.

International Orders:
Please note that if you choose First Class International for orders up to 4lbs or up to $400, delivery can take up to 30 days and tracking may not be available for your country.

If you choose Priority Mail International for your order delivery usually takes between 6 to 10 days depending on your country. Tracking will always be available.

If you prefer a different shipping method or an alternative shipping company, please email shop@magnumphotos.com. All shipments are insured.