Henri Cartier-Bresson

French, 1908-2004

4,988 followers

Henri Cartier-Bresson

French, 1908-2004

4,988 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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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
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