Guy Le Querrec At low tide the bay is used as a racecourse. During horse races. Kernic Bay, Town of Plouescat, Finistere Nord department, Brittany. France. Sunday 5th August, 1973. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec Village of Saint-Tugen, South Finistere. Brittany. France. Saturday, 19 May 1973. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec The beach, Roscoff, North Finistere department. Brittany. France. Thursday 12th August 1976. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec On the speedboat making the shuttle between the Brehat Island and La Pointe de l Arcouest. Arrival of passengers from La Pointe de l Arcouest and those leaving the island. Northern Coasts (became A (...)
Guy Le Querrec Lomic, a farmer who works for the Yves Keramouel farm. Artichoke harvest. Town of Saint Pol de Léon. Finistère Nord department. Saturday 2nd June, 1973. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec Industrial poulterer : "Tilly Company”, Village of Guerlesquin, Finistère Nord departement.Tuesday 4th September, 1979. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec Army conscripts clean oily polluted beaches after the Amoco Cadiz wreck. Near Roscoff. Finistere department. Brittany. France. Monday 03rd April, 1978. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec From January to April because of the dry season, farming is slowed down. This gives the Lobi ethnic group the opportunity to celebrate the traditional "last funerals". Months after the burial of an (...)
Guy Le Querrec Concert de la chanteuse américaine Nina Simone, 1er Festival Culturel Panafricain, Théâtre de l'Atlas, Alger. Algérie. Afrique du Nord. Mercredi 30 Juillet 1969 © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec The beach, Town of Argeles-Sur-Mer. Pyrenees-Orientales department. Languedoc-Roussillon region. France. Monday 2 August, 1976. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos
Guy Le Querrec A 32 miles ride through the Badlands National Park. From Big Foot Pass (Haakou County) to Red Water Creek, Pine Ridge reservation, 11th day of the journey, The Big Foot Memorial Ride. Crossing of t (...)
Guy Le Querrec FRANCE. Brittany. South Finistere. Commune of Esquibien. In a farm (the Gloaguen farm). Meeting of the peasants to be opposed to the regrouping. Monday 1st October, 1973. © Guy Le Querrec | Magnum Photos

The photojournalist and Magnum photographer, Guy Le Querrec, may have been originally from Brittany but his career has meant he has traveled the world.

In this new show at the Musée de Bretagne, Guy Le Querrec examines Breton society with a gaze that is both affectionate and distant. From 1965 to 1980, he made more than 5,000 photos in his native land, between Morbihan and what was still called the Côtes-du-Nord, where the photographer says he “sharpened his eye”.

The photographs exhibited show daily life, family and work, and are testament to his attachment to the region and his sensitivity of its various transformations over time.

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