Lust for Life | Ed van der Elsken in kleur

24 May 2019 till 6 October 2019

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The Nederlands Fotomuseum has successfully completed its restoration of over 42,000 colour slides by photographer Ed van der Elsken.

The completion of the vast project means that the colour work of one of the Netherlands’ most influential photograpers has been saved for posterity. To celebrate the feat, an exhibition entitles Lust for Life | Ed van der Elsken in Colour will open at the Nederlands Fotomuseum.

Lust for Life will be the first ever major retrospective of Ed van der Elsken’s work in colour and will show how he looked at the world and charmed his subjects. The exhibition will incluce bothe familiar images and material previously unseen by the public.

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Nederlands Fotomuseum (Dutch Photography Museum)

Since the late 1980s, the Nederlands Fotomuseum (Dutch Photography Museum) has been home to much of the country's photographic heritage. The museum also hosts international photography exhibitions, with a strong focus on innovation in the documentary tradition. Some are on a specific social or artistic theme, while others showcase a leading international photographer.It is located in a prominent industrial building, Las Palmas, once the workshop building for the Holland-America Line, on the Wi...

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