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Henri Cartier-Bresson Prostituées, Calle Cuauhtemoctzin, Mexico City. Mexico. 1934. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Salerno, Italy.1933. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Alicante, Valencia Province, Spain. 1933. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson Gare Saint Lazare. Place de l'Europe, Paris. France. 1932. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos
Henri Cartier-Bresson I was walking behind this man when all of a sudden he turned around.The Allée du Prado, Marseille. France. 1932. © Henri Cartier-Bresson | Magnum Photos

This exhibition, curated by Robert Delpire, is a choice of 133 photographs, presenting Henri Cartier-Bresson’s poetic photographs from his early surrealist period, his documentary work from the Paris resistance movement as well as series and photographs from his travels of the 60s and 70s.

“The photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson has resulted in a body of work unique in the history of this craft, not alone in kind but in quality. Apart from the fact that he is responsible for more individually memorable images than any other photographer in his epoch, his attitude towards his art, for with him is also and most definitely an art, as well as a craft-skill in reportage, based on a philosophy at once traditional, logical and exemplary.” Lincoln Kirstein

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An exhibition in cooperation with Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris.