Henri Cartier-Bresson

French, 1908-2004

4,682 followers

Henri Cartier-Bresson

French, 1908-2004

4,682 followers

Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the …

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Upon picking up a Leica camera in the early 1930s, Henri Cartier-Bresson fell in love with the spontaneity of photography and went on to pioneer photojournalism. MoMA credits his “uncanny ability to capture life on the run” with helping to define the creative potential of modern photography and lauds him as “the …

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
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