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What does HELIO stand for?

HELIO stands for Heliogravure (philately; early photogravure style)

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A first of its kind in the region, the contemporary photographic exhibition showcases Hanebeck's new limited edition portfolio collection of unique heliogravure prints created to commemorate the fifth anniversary of MIA's opening.
Responding to the grain of the bare stone surface, as well as capturing each fascinating close-up detail--overcoming the flatness of the photographic print to achieve an enthralling sense of space--these heliogravure images by photographers such as Jean Dieuzaide have a technical quality that could hardly be surpassed.
The earlier book features charcoal-y heliogravures of cobble-stoned roads, industrial and residential buildings, strikingly illuminated statuary--primarily outdoor Paris; Le Paris secret beckons readers inside the city's back-alley bars and brothels.