Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908-2004
4,531 followers
Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908-2004
4,531 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Christian Dior,
Les Arts Décoratifs
Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame,
Rubin Museum of Art
2015
The Permanent Collection: Connections and Context,
Parrish Art Museum

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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