Brassaï

French, born Hungary, 1899-1984

1,247 followers

Brassaï

French, born Hungary, 1899-1984

1,247 followers

Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a …

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Whether a couple embracing in a seedy nightclub, a prostitute flaunting herself under a streetlight, or a huddle of petty criminals under an otherwise abandoned bridge, Brassaï found poetry in the derelict. “The thing that is magnificent about photography is that it can produce images that incite emotion based on the …

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Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 7 more
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Artforum, and 1 more
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Fotofest International
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