Tag Archives: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Un Étranger bienveillant

There’s a fun exhibit on at the musée Européen de la photographie (MEP) in Paris until May 25, 2014. For over thirty-five years, English photographer Martin Parr has been photographing  all those little daily moments that show all our little … Continue reading

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Ligne de mire

The Centre Pompidou has an exhibit dedicated to Henri Cartier-Bresson, famous for the “decisive moment,” or the photographer’s genius at grabbing a shot at precisely the right moment. The five hundred works on display mark the 10th anniversary of his … Continue reading

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Le plus beau est à venir

So many of the great photographers – past and present – are French : Atget, Cartier-Bresson, and Doisneau to name just a few. Lately, I came across a name that was new to me on Pinterest only to discover that I’d … Continue reading

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À ne pas manquer

Photography is much more honored as an art form in France than it is in North America. From November 10 – 13, 2011, Paris Photo will celebrate its 15th anniversary at the Grand Palais. This change of venue will allow … Continue reading

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Il n’y a rien dans ce monde qui n’ait un moment décisif

Henri Cartier-Bresson, the French father of photojournalism and street photography, was born on August 22, 1908. Son of a wealthy textile merchant, he disappointed his father by pursuing his interest in photography rather than taking over the family business. He … Continue reading

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