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Henri Cartier-Bresson



Henri Cartier-Bresson (Photographer)

With an Introduction by Michael Brenson

Logo markA Thames & Hudson book

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Gorgeous duotones that show how, for Cartier-Bresson, art is an expression of common humanity.

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) studied painting before taking up photography in his early twenties. One of the founders of the photography agency Magnum (together with Robert Capa and others), he is best known for the skill with which he captured the most fleeting of scenes. This volume includes his photographs of France, Spain, America, India, Russia, Mexico, and pre-revolutionary China.

About the series: The classic Photofile series brings together the best work of the world's greatest photographers in an attractive format and at a reasonable price. Handsome and collectible, the books are produced to the highest standards. Each volume contains some sixty full-page reproductions printed in superb duotone, together with a critical introduction and a full bibliography. Now back in print, the series was awarded the first annual prize for distinguished photographic books by the International Center of Photography.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • January 2007
  • ISBN 978-0-500-41060-8
  • 5 × 7.5 in / 144 pages
  • Sales Territory: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

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