Tuesday, February 15, 2011

`Tolstoy of Photography`

A few links to the fascinating collection of photographs crafted by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and to the surrealist painters who inspired him.

 Behind the Gare St. Lazare, 1932 (pic source: Wikipedia Commons)

Henri Cartier-Bresson: Big Picture (Richard Lacayo, TIME, May. 03, 2010) http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1983814,00.html

Photography Now - Gallery  and Photographs

Link to surrealist painters -  Gauguin in Polynesia and Rimbaud in Abyssinia... Giorgio de Chirico`s `Melancholy and the Mystery of a Street` (and its link to `Torcello, near Venice`, 1953)

Co-founders of Magnum: Robert Capa and David Szymin (aka David Seymour)

Foundation - Henri Cartier-Bresson - http://www.henricartierbresson.org/

Henri Cartier-Bresson Works Online - http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/cartier-bresson_henri.html

Short Biography - http://www.photo-seminars.com/Fame/bresson.htm

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