Cartier-Bresson love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cartier-Bresson, Henri 1908-2004. French photographer noted for his black-and-white documentary photographs of daily life.


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  • One of the first surveys since a Museum of Modern Art retrospective in 2005, this one dwells on many of the themes that have made Mr. Friedlander the jazziest street photographer since Henri Cartier-Bresson and, at the age of 77, still one of the hardest-working of his breed.

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  • "I think Cartier-Bresson liked my portraits," she says, dropping her habitual modesty for a moment.

    Martine Franck's Curious Lens

  • According to Ms. Franck, who at that time was photographing the Paris fashion shows for the New York Times, one of the first things Cartier-Bresson did was ask to see her contact sheets.

    Martine Franck's Curious Lens

  • A year before her husband's death Ms. Franck and her daughter established the Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris, which continues to promote the work of photojournalism's founding father.

    Martine Franck's Curious Lens

  • Their marriage lasted until Cartier-Bresson's death in 2004 at the age of 95.

    Martine Franck's Curious Lens

  • At the age of 27, Ms. Franck was introduced to the pioneering French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson 30 years her senior by a mutual friend in Paris.

    Martine Franck's Curious Lens

  • Initially a reporter for TimeLife, Paris Match and Stern, as well as Turkish dailies and magazines, he has been a member of Magnum Photos since meeting Marc Riboud and Henri Cartier-Bresson in 1961.

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  • The then curator had been invited to the opening of a Cartier-Bresson exhibition there and had been kind enough to ask me along.

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  • Zurich: Loath to take over the family's burgeoning textile business, French artist Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004 tinkered with the idea of becoming a writer and painter before realizing that his talent and interests predestined him for a career as a photographer.

    Cartier-Bresson and the Decisive Moment

  • Many of his pictures have become so deeply ingrained in popular culture that some of our romanticized views of cities and landscapes stem from photos made by Cartier-Bresson, such as his shot of a townscape in the Italian village of L'Aquila, taken in 1951.

    Cartier-Bresson and the Decisive Moment


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