The Mind’s Eye. L’Imaginaire d’après nature.
November 20, 2012
by Henri Cartier-Bresson
“For me the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant which, in visual terms, questions and decides simultaneously.” With these words, Henri Cartier-Bresson, the famous French photographer, occupies a unique position in the history of this art form, not simply in kind but also in quality. His preeminence is reflected in the fact that he is responsible for more individual memorable images than any other photographer from his era. In this exhibition, a selection of 54 of his best works is shown. Enjoy a compilation of the photographic aesthetics of this photographer, based on ideas expressed as tradition, logic and classic, transforming photography from a technique of reportage to a fine art.