Henri Cartier-Bresson Crowds gathered between Birla House and the cremation ground, throwing flowers. Gandhi’s funeral. Delhi, India. 1948 © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson An astrologer's shop in the mill workers' quarter of Parel. Bombay, Maharashtra. India. 1947 © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson A guru teaches the stories of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Kathakali dance drama. Cheruthuruthi, Kerala. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Kathakali actors being made up for a performance from the Mahabharata. Cheruthuruthi, Kerala. India. 1950 © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Friday prayer. Mahdum Shah Ziarat mosque. Srinagar, Kashmir. India, 1948. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Tamilnadu, Near Madura. India. 1950. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Gandhi dictates a message, just before breaking his fast. Birla House, Delhi. 1948. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Crowds wait for GANDHI's funeral cortege to pass by on its way to the Sumna river. Delhi, India. 1948. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Muslim refugee train from Delhi to Lahore (Pakistan). Kuinkshaha, North India. India. 1947. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Street photographer in the old city. Delhi, India. 1966. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson In the old town. Ahmedabad, Gujarat. India. 1966. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Women spreading out their saris before the sun. Ahmedabad, Gujarat. India. 1966. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos

During six extended visits that Henri Cartier-Bresson made to India, first at the time of Independence, up until his most recent visit in 1987, he produced a body of work that reflected his love of and fascination with the country. The very best of these images are on show at the The Rubin Museum of Art in New York,  in cooperation with Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris.

From: April 21, 2017
To: September 4, 2017

The Rubin Museum of Art
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New York, NY 10011

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