À propos de Paris
Size: 26x23,9 cm
À Propos de Paris presents the photographer's own selection of more than 130 of his best photographs of Paris, taken over 50 years.
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This is a unique gallery of urban landscapes rendered by a great sensibility
– Cartier-Bresson's homage to the place perhaps closest to his heart.
Paris - the city and its people - has pervaded Cartier-Bresson's work ever since he first exchanged his paintbrushes for a camera.
À Propos de Paris presents the photographer's own selection of more than 130 of his best photographs of Paris, taken over 50 years. As ever, his vision transforms photojoumalism into high art, revealing images of Paris with a rare, dreamlike, almost crystalline clarity.
He unfolds before our eyes a view far beyond the cliches of tourism and popular myth. Accompanying texts by Vera Feyder and Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues discuss the history of Cartier-Bresson's engagement with the city and its place in his achievement