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  • A collection of photos from Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert will be published in September 2015 to mark a retrospective of his work exhibited earlier in the year in Paris. Pictured: Boom, Belgium, 1988.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • Gruyaert, born in 1941, studied at the School of Film and Photography in Brussels and worked as a filmmaker in the early 1960’s before directing his attention to color street photography. Pictured: Las Vegas, USA, 1982.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • He joined the photography collective Magnum in 1981 and has photographed Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Russia. Pictured: Ostend, Belgium, 1988.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • In the foreword to "Harry Gruyaert," the photographer is quoted as saying, "On location, it comes down to a kind of battle with reality, a sort of trance in which you can capture an image or perhaps lose everything. It’s in this battle that I feel most at home." Pictured: Malmo, Sweden, 1982.
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  • Cairo, Egypt, 1988.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • Les Halles, Paris, France, 1985.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • Cairo, Egypt, 2011.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • Fort Mahon, France, 1991.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • Spa hotel, Ostend, Belgium, 1988.
    Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos
  • For more information about the book, "Harry Gruyaert," visit <a href= "http://www.thamesandhudsonusa.com/books/harry-gruyaert-hardcover" target="external">Thames and Hudson</a>. Pictured: London, U.K., 2012.
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