André Kertész is one of the figures who shaped modern photography.
From the First World War onwards, his independent spirit led him to practice an art based on spontaneity and sincerity, seeking out the chance moments that “capture the true nature of things.” Tender, nostalgic, modest, he forged a new path for photography, a kind of poetic realism that was neither forced nor showy. “I never document,” he said. “I give my own interpretation.
This series brings together the best work of the world’s greatest photographers, in an attractive format at an affordable price. Handsome and collectible, this series is produced to the highest standards. Each volume contains some sixty full-page reproductions, a critical introduction, and a full bibliography. the series was awarded the first annual prize for distinguished photographic books by the International Center of Photography, New York.
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