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Gyula Halász (1899-1984)

Brassaï: The Eye of Paris “My ambition has always been to show the everyday city as if we were discovering it for the first time.” Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) was born in Hungary and came to Paris in 1924, working … Seguir leyendo

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Edward Weston (1886-1958)

 Modernist Photography Born in 1886 in a suburb of Chicago, Edward Weston moved to Southern California at the age of twenty. After opening his own photography studio in Glendale in 1911, he began associating with a cosmopolitan group of people who were arriving in … Seguir leyendo

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Eve Arnold (1912-2012)

Photography & Cinema “It’s the hardest thing in the world to take the mundane and try to show how special it is.” -Eve Arnold Born in Philadelphia in April 1912 to Russian immigrant parents, Arnold lived on Long Island when she became … Seguir leyendo

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004)

The Art of Observation “Photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organisation of forms which give that event its proper expression.”-Henry Cartier-Bresson. Cartier-Bresson always … Seguir leyendo

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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Photography and Surrealism Born in Philadelphia in 1890, the sculptor, painter, film-maker and photographer Emmanuel Radnitzky is better known by the name he used from about the age of 15: Man Ray. He was an early convert to European modernism, … Seguir leyendo

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