Cartier-Bresson at MoMA

April 26, 2010

When Henri Cartier-Bresson died, he had taken a half million photographs.  Of these, 300 are on display at MoMA in New York, twenty percent of which have never been seen in public before. The show is reviewed by the Boston Globe:

Few artists contributed as much to the visual texture of the 20th century. Cartier-Bresson was responsible for at least two dozen images that any reasonably observant person would recognize. That person likely doesn’t know their titles or the identity of the man who took them. But that’s the point.

More here.