Henri Cartier-Bresson: Masters of Photography Series

By: Cartier-Bresson, Henri [Photographer]

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Henri Cartier-Bresson reveals--as only a few great artists have done consistently--the richness, the sensibilities, and the varieties of the human experience in the twentieth century. This volume of Aperture's Masters of Photography series confirms the genius of the photographer whose pictures with the new, smaller hand-held cameras and faster films defined the idea of "the decisive moment" in photography.
Cartier-Bresson's imagery is intimate, but it is also utterly respectful of his subjects. In his wide travels throughout the world, he has captured universal meanings through the glimpses into the lives of individuals in scores of countries. Each photograph is in itself a masterpiece of dramatic form; taken together, Cartier-Bresson's works constitute a personal history of epic scope.
"Henri Cartier-Bresson" presents forty-two of the artist's photographs, each recognized a a masterpiece of the medium. In addition, Cartier-Bresson offers a brief statement of his own artistic ethos, his striving for the spontaneity through intuition that imbues his work.

Title: Henri Cartier-Bresson: Masters of Photography Series

Author Name: Cartier-Bresson, Henri [Photographer]

Categories: General,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Aperture: 2005-06-15

ISBN Number: 0893817449

ISBN Number 13: 9780893817442

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 064639

Description: Book in nice condition. Inside pages are clean, crisp with great photos. Binding is tight. Jacket in fine shape with some light wear to corners/edges from handling and use. A well-taken care of book. Ships same or next day.