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Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, b.1908 - 2004

Born in Chanteloup, Cartier-Bresson started painting in 1923 and began to photograph in 1931, met Tériade, the editor of Verve magazine and frequented members of the French surrealist movement. After a trip to the Ivory Coast he discovered the Leica, since then his camera of choice.

He pursued his photographic career in Eastern Europe and Mexico, later on making films with Jean Renoir, Jacques Becker and André Zvoboda and a documentary on Republican Spain (1937).

A war prisoner, he escaped in 1940 and made portraits of artists: Matisse, Rouault, Braque, Bonnard....
Book - Scrapbook

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2006

Album: 240 images
Book - Des images et des mots

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2003

Album: 48 images
Book - De qui s'agit-il?

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2006

Album: 598 images
Book - Paysages

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2006

Album: 105 images
Book - Tête à Tête

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1998

Album: 135 images
Book - Carnets mexicains 1934-1964

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2006

Album: 54 images
Book - Paris à vue d'oeil

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2006

Album: 131 images
Book - America In Passing

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1991

Album: 99 images
Book - The Decisive Moment

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1952

Album: 126 images
Book - Une communauté de regards

Henri Cartier-Bresson 2005

Album: 36 images
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