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Aperture Masters of Photography

Aperture Masters of Photography Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 1597112879
Release 2015
Pages 95
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Aperture is pleased to present the elegantly updated and refreshed Henri Cartier-Bresson edition of the Aperture Masters of Photography Series. With an introduction by notable curator Clément Chéroux, this edition includes new, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this influential and iconic artist's life. Initially presented as the History of Photography Series in 1976, the first volume of the Masters of Photography Series featured Cartier-Bresson and was edited by legendary French publisher Robert Delpire, who cofounded the series with Aperture's own Michael Hoffman. In this redesigned and expanded version of the classic Aperture book, we have kept the majority of the selection of images from the original series which Cartier-Bresson himself created with Delpire, encapsulating the spontaneity and intuition for which this legendary photographer is so celebrated.

The Mind s Eye

The Mind s Eye Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002385719
Release 1999
Pages 109
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The first compilation of writings by a master of photography. One of the leading lights in photography of the twentieth century, Henri Cartier-Bresson is also a shrewd observer and critic. His writings on photography and photographers, which have appeared sporadically over the past forty-five years, are gathered here for the first time. Several have never before appeared in English. The Mind's Eye features Cartier-Bresson's famous text on "the decisive moment" as well as his observations on Moscow, Cuba, and China during turbulent times, which ring with the same immediacy and visual intensity that he brings to his photography. Cartier-Bresson remains as direct and insightful as ever in his writings. His commentary on photographer friends he has known-including Robert Capa, André Kertész, Ernst Haas, and Sarah Moon-reveal the impassioned and compassionate vision for which Cartier-Bresson is beloved.

Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier Bresson Author Clement Cheroux
ISBN-10 1597113921
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 128
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Presented for the first time in English, this volume brings together twelve notable interviews and conversations with Henri Cartier-Bresson carried out between 1951 and 1998. While many of us are acquainted with his images, there are so few texts available by Cartier-Bresson on his photographic process. These verbal, primary accounts capture the spirit of the master photographer and serve as a lasting document of his life and work, which has inspired generations of photographers and artists. Here, Cartier-Bresson speaks passionately, with metaphors and similes, about the world and photography. A man of principles shaped by the evolving eras of the twentieth century, his major influences included Surrealism, European politics of the 1930s and '40s, the Second World War, and his experiences with Magnum as cofounder and reporter. This book illuminates his thoughts, personality, and reflections on a seminal career. In his own words: [Photography] is a way of questioning the world and questioning yourself at the same time. . . . It entails a discipline. For me, freedom is a basic frame of reference, and inside that frame are all the possible variations. Everything, everything, everything. But it is within a frame. The important thing is the sense of limit. And visually, it is the sense of form. Form is important. The structure of things. The space.

America in Passing

America in Passing Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 0500279144
Release 1996
Pages 149
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This title brings together the images from Cartier-Bresson's various assignments in the United States, which he first visited in the mid-1930s. Spanning several decades, these works show the rich social diversity of American society. Gilles Mora has travelled to many of the places featured in these photographs and provides an introduction to the images. The foreword discusses Cartier-Bresson's ability to capture the reality and essence of American life.

Henri Cartier Bresson the early work

Henri Cartier Bresson  the early work Author Peter Galassi
ISBN-10 UOM:39015036307778
Release 1987-11
Pages 151
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Henri Cartier Bresson the early work has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Henri Cartier Bresson the early work also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Henri Cartier Bresson the early work book for free.

The Decisive Moment

The Decisive Moment Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 3869307889
Release 2015-02-24
Pages 160
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"Within the canon of European photography books it would be difficult to find one more famous, revered and influential as Henri Cartier-Bresson's "The Decisive Moment,"" wrote Jeffrey Ladd in "Time LightBox," in a feature on Steidl's new edition of this ultimate photobook classic. Originally published in 1952, this collection of Cartier-Bresson's best work from his early years was embellished with a collage cover by Henri Matisse. The book has since influenced generations of photographers, while its English title defined the notion of the famous peak in which all elements in the photographic frame accumulate to form the perfect image-not the moment of the height of the action, necessarily, but the formal, visual peak. This new publication-the first and only reprint since the original 1952 edition-is a meticulous facsimile of the original book that launched the artist to international fame, with an additional booklet on the history of "The Decisive Moment" by Centre Pompidou curator Clément Chéroux. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) was born in Chantelou-en-Brie, France. He initially studied painting and began photographing in the 1930s. Cartier-Bresson cofounded Magnum in 1947. In the late 1960s he returned to his original passion, drawing. In 2003 Cartier-Bresson established the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, one year before his death.

Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier Bresson Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 PSU:000067770700
Release 2010-04-30
Pages 376
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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) is one of the most influential and beloved figures in the history of photography. His inventive work of the early 1930s helped define the creative potential of modern photography. Following World War II, he helped found the Magnum photo agency, which enabled photojournalists to reach a broad audience through magazines such as "Life" while retaining control over their work. Cartier-Bresson would go on to produce major bodies of photographic reportage, capturing such events as China during the revolution, the Soviet Union after Stalin's death, the United States in the postwar boom and Europe as its older cultures confronted modern realities. Published to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this is the first major publication to make full use of the extensive holdings of the Fondation Cartier-Bresson-including thousands of prints and a vast resource of documents relating to the photographer's life and work. The heart of the book surveys Cartier-Bresson's career through 300 photographs divided into 12 chapters. While many of his most famous pictures are included, a great number of images will be unfamiliar even to specialists. A wide-ranging essay by Peter Galassi, Chief Curator of Photography at the Museum, offers an entirely new understanding of Cartier-Bresson's extraordinary career and its overlapping contexts of journalism and art. The extensive supporting material-featuring detailed chronologies of the photographer's professional travels and of spreads of his picture stories as they appeared in magazines-will revolutionize the study of Cartier-Bresson's work.

Henri Cartier Bresson Europeans

Henri Cartier Bresson  Europeans Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 0821225227
Release 1998
Pages 231
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Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of this century's leading photographers. His earliest images are of Europe in the 1930s and '40s. Here is a magnificent compilation of the world-renowned photographer's work that truly captures his famous "decisive moments" through people and places rich in beauty as well as turmoil.

Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier Bresson Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 0500280231
Release 1994
Pages 167
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'À Propos de Paris' presents the photographer's personal selection of more than 130 of his best photographs of Paris, taken over more than 50 years and reaching far beyond the clichés of tourism and popular myth.

Tete a Tete

Tete a Tete Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 0500281866
Release 2000
Pages 144
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A selection of Cartier-Bresson's most memorable portraits, published to accompany the 1998 National Portrait Gallery exhibition. The photographer himself supervised the design of the book and the juxtaposition of the images. Sir Ernst Gombrich provides an introduction to the collection.

An Inner Silence

An Inner Silence Author Agnes Sire
ISBN-10 0500288755
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 159
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Published to coincide with a first Fondation exhibition to be drawn entirely from the twentieth-century photographer's archives, a volume of famous and lesser-known works is comprised of pieces that most represent Cartier-Bresson's intentions.

Walker Evans

Walker Evans Author Walker Evans
ISBN-10 1597113433
Release 2016-01-11
Pages 96
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Walker Evans helped define documentary photography and is considered one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. He captured the American experience from the late 1920s to the early 1970s with graceful articulation. From 1935 to 1937, he captured rural America during the Great Depression while working for the Farm Security Administration. Much of Evans's work from that period focused on three sharecropping families in the South, culminating in the revolutionary book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, with text by James Agee (1941). His enduring appreciation for inanimate objects and the vernacular as subject matter is evident in his photographs of shop windows, rural churches, billboards, architecture, and displays of American culture as he saw it. Included in this publication is a new, insightful text by historian David Campany, presenting this definitive work to new audiences. Walker Evans (born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1903; died in New Haven, Connecticut, 1975) was the forerunner of the documentary tradition in American photography and created an unparalleled body of work throughout his life. His renowned work is in permanent collections throughout the world and has been the subject of several retrospectives, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art, New York.

The face of Asia

The face of Asia Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105000013578
Release 1972-04
Pages 207
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The face of Asia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The face of Asia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The face of Asia book for free.

Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier Bresson Author Pierre Assouline
ISBN-10 050051223X
Release 2005
Pages 280
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A vivid portrait of the influential twentieth-century portrait photographer documents his early devotion to surrealism, his effort to raise awareness about the human experience in the wake of key political events, and his seminal portraitures of such contemporaries as Sartre, Faulkner, and Matisse.

Henri Cartier Bresson Walker Evans

Henri Cartier Bresson  Walker Evans Author Henri Cartier-Bresson
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080900866
Release 2009-06-23
Pages 181
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Compares the work of two forefront twentieth-century photographers, discussing their shared 1935 exhibit at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York, their parallel achievements in America between 1929 and 1947, and their use of photography as a form of social criticism.

Magnum Contact Sheets

Magnum Contact Sheets Author Kristen Lubben
ISBN-10 0500292914
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 524
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Available for the first time in an accessible paperback edition, this groundbreaking book presents a remarkable selection of contact sheets and ancillary material, revealing how the most celebrated Magnum photographers capture and edit the very best shots. Addressing key questions of photographic practice, the book illuminates the creative methods, strategies, and editing processes behind some of the world's most iconic images. Featured are 139 contact sheets from sixty- nine photographers, as well as zoom-in details, selected photographs, press cards, notebooks, and spreads from contemporary publications including Life magazine and Picture Post. Further insight into each contact sheet is provided by texts written by the photographers themselves or by experts chosen by the members' estates. Many of the acknowledged greats of photography are featured, including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, and Inge Morath, as well as such members of Magnum's latest generation as Jonas Bendiksen, Alessandra Sanguinetti, and Alec Soth. The contact sheets cover over seventy years of history, from Robert Capa's Normandy landings and the Paris riots of 1968 via Bruno Barbey, to images of Che Geuvara by Rene Burri, Malcolm X by Eve Arnold, and portraits of classic New Yorkers by Bruce Gilden.


India Author Victor Anant
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D014541829
Release 1997
Pages 223
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A photographic celebration of the people and ancient landscape of India features works by Sunil Janah, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastiao Salgado, Raghu Rai, Mary Ellen Mark, Robert Nickelsberg, Charles Lindsay, Mitch Epstein, and Dayanita Singh