The Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco on Oct. 30 will open a retrospective of Henri Cartier-Bresson. This is the first in more than 30 years, a major exhibition of French photographer in the U.S..
The exhibition features about 300 photographs, with one fifth of the photographs have never before been exhibited. The exhibition covers almost the entire period of creativity of Cartier-Bresson (from 1929 to 1989) and is divided into 12 thematic sections.
Several sections are devoted to the early stages of the creativity of Cartier-Bresson (1930), three sections marked by geography – is a photographer’s work in the East (India and Indonesia), in the West and in France, several sections devoted to the Soviet Union.
The curator of the exhibition, Peter Galassi (Peter Galassi), head of photography Museum of Modern Art in New York. The exhibition is open until January 30, 2011.
Henri Cartier-Bresson – one of the most prominent photographers of the XX century. He is considered the father of reportage photography, his photographs repeatedly during the life exhibited in many museums and galleries around the world. In particular, the first photographic exhibition in the history of the Louvre in 1954, were presented just pictures of Cartier-Bresson.
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