Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World: A Retrospective by Jean Clair, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World: A Retrospective

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World: A Retrospective

by Jean Clair
     
 

"A definitive catalogue. Once Cartier-Bresson photographed something or someone, you might as well have retired them as subjects."—Newsweek
Henri Cartier-Bresson was one of the finest image makers of our time. His extraordinary photographs were shaped by an eye and a mind legendary for their intelligent empathy and for their unerring ability to get to the

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"A definitive catalogue. Once Cartier-Bresson photographed something or someone, you might as well have retired them as subjects."—Newsweek
Henri Cartier-Bresson was one of the finest image makers of our time. His extraordinary photographs were shaped by an eye and a mind legendary for their intelligent empathy and for their unerring ability to get to the heart of the matter.
This sumptuous collection of work by Cartier- Bresson is the ultimate look at his achievements. The book brims with classic photographs that have become icons of the medium, as well as rarely seen work from all periods of Cartier-Bresson's life, including a number of previously unpublished photographs and a generous selection of drawings, paintings, and film stills. The book also features telling personal souvenirs of his youth, his family, and the founding of Magnum.
This definitive collection of a master photographer's work will be an essential book for anyone interested in photography—indeed, for anyone interested in the people, places, and events of the past century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500286425
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
11/27/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
547,565
Product dimensions:
11.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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