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Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer [Hardcover]

Henri Cartier-Bresson , Yves Bonnefoy
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October 21, 1992 0821219863 978-0821219867 Subsequent
For more than 45 years, Henri Cartier-Bresson's camera has glorified the decisive moment in images of unique beauty and lyrical compassion. From the cities of war-torn Europe to the rural landscape of the American South, this retrospective volume shows the lifework of a legendary photographer. 155 duotone illustrations.

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Language Notes

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French

About the Author

Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of this century's leading photographers and his exciting career has profoundly influenced the field. His earliest images are of Europe in the 1930s and 40s; he later traveled throughout the world, to the United States, India, Japan, China, Mexico, the Soviet Union, to frame the world with his camera.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 338 pages
  • Publisher: Bulfinch; Subsequent edition (October 21, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0821219863
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821219867
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 11.6 x 11.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #734,087 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 - August 3, 2004) is perhaps the greatest photographer of the twentieth century. In a career spanning over sixty years, he has used his camera as an impassive and neutral third eye to capture the vagaries of human behaviour and to produce some of the most memorable and compelling photographs ever published.

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48 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful! September 17, 1998
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Format:Hardcover
This is a beautiful book of duotones of Cartier-Bresson's work. It features the most famous photographs Henri has ever photographed and because it was excellently printed, you can truly feel the images with such intensity. This is a definite book to own if you love Henri's work.
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35 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Henri Cartier-Bresson Photographer September 12, 2007
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Excellent!! Cartier-Bresson has got to be among the top 2 or 3 photographers in history. The book contains 155 images presented in a good large format perfect for viewing. You get all of the details. I can sit for hours slowly moving from photo to photo. I am a photographer. This book is teaching me so much about the decisive moment and moods as related to photography. I cannot say enough about the book. Every person interested in photography should have and study this book!!
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36 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE collection to own. August 28, 2000
Format:Hardcover
THE Cartier-Bresson book to own. The reproductions are high-quality and large, the selection is superb, the book is made to last. Almost all my favorites are here. In short, worth the high price. He always deserved a book like this.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars In memoriam of a genius! August 22, 2008
Format:Hardcover
Our affective and existential memory not only has been not only enhanced, but enriched in sum grade due the photography in a good portion of its nature, and being the memory the human form of the time, Cartier-Bresson knew to achieve and freeze the actuality to become eternity.

We are commemorating the first centenary of the birth of this giant of the photography. Looking Cartier-Bresson's work we use to remind that admirable sentence of Renoir. " We should remind that a field of wheat painted by Van Gogh can arouse a stronger emotion than a field of wheat in nature."

The astonishing atmosphere displayed around every single picture of this genius of the lens arouses that authentic sensitivity, artistic conviction and supreme commitment that signed his life.

That book is by far one of the most excel and must-have references to keep in mind him.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent review of HCB December 12, 2012
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Probably the best HCB book I have seen. Good coverage of his work in many stages. I would have appreciated having the title and date next to the picture instead of in a separate list at the back of the book, but it would be a bit churlish to drop a star for that.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Admittedly a big fan May 2, 2012
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Beautiful images to inspire! As a photographer myself, I love to see other photographer's vision while refining my own. ALthough my favorite subjects are mainly rural here in Montana, one can always learn from a master. Highly recommend!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer February 3, 2012
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THIS IS A DEFINITELY MAST HAVE.
A FANTASTIC BOOK WITH EXCELLENT QUALITY AND VERY GOOD SELECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS.
IF YOU ARE IN TO PHOTOGRAPHY YOU MAST LAY EYES ON THIS ONE.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Bresson
It is a good photographic book and understanding Bresson's charater.The book has a collective n interesting in photographic. The book stated his words for the taking of each photo.
Published 3 months ago by Siu-Chung So
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 more stars + why only 11 reviews?
I thought there would be more reviews about something this good.
So many photographers and so few want to invest in lessons from a master? Read more
Published 13 months ago by Michael Haspert
5.0 out of 5 stars Legendary
What could be said in favor of Henry Cartier-Bresson else that what was already said? The man was a legend and every word about his genius was already spoken, written or thought... Read more
Published 20 months ago by Adrian Bolboceanu
5.0 out of 5 stars Never judge a book by its cover...
One wonders whether the master himself was fully satisfied with the odd choice of dust jacket.
The US version of this stunning tome sports a poo-brown jacket with a 70's style... Read more
Published on September 12, 2011 by Bloodnock
5.0 out of 5 stars Henry Cartier Bresson
If you like the work of Master Cartier-Bresson, this is a "must have".
Wonderful black and white pictures on good paper. Read more
Published on January 18, 2011 by Paolo_Monlam
5.0 out of 5 stars Moving, touching,true artist, I am amazed.
Most photographers at one point or another come across Henri Cartier-Bresson's his photos
emphasize that what matters is this: the moment is important. Read more
Published on November 11, 2009 by Gil Dori
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