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Henri Cartier-Bresson By Clement Cheroux

Henri Cartier-Bresson by Clement Cheroux

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Summary

From his early encounters with the Surrealists, his film work and his experiences in the Second World War, to the development of his own personal aesthetic, the concept of the decisive moment, and the foundation of Magnum Photos, Henri Cartier-Bresson's influence on the world has been profound. This book tells his life story through his images.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Summary

Henri Cartier-Bresson by Clement Cheroux

Henri Cartier-Bresson's photography came to define the 20th century. This book tells his life story through his images: all the major events from his youth to his death in 2004 are described, contextualized and analysed in the light of his photographic work. From his early encounters with the Surrealists, his film work and his experiences in the SecondWorldWar, to the development of his own personal aesthetic, the concept of the 'decisive moment', and the foundation of Magnum Photos, his influence on the world has been profound and unforgettable.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Reviews

'New Horizons is a revolutionary series ... literally spectacular' - Mail on Sunday

About Clement Cheroux

Clement Cheroux is senior curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He was formerly head curator of photography at the Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Decisive Moment * 1. The Formative Years * 2. Life as a Reporter * 3. The Aesthetic of Henri Cartier-Bresson * 4. Reactions to His Work

Additional information

GOR002452462
9780500301241
0500301247
Henri Cartier-Bresson by Clement Cheroux
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2008-11-24
160
N/A
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