Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908 - 2004)

Henri Cartier-Bresson

French | 1908 - 2004

Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer who was born in 1908. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like M+ in Hong Kong. Numerous key galleries and museums such as NGV Australia & The Ian Potter Centre have featured Henri Cartier-Bresson's work in the past.Henri Cartier-Bresson's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 21 USD to 596,567 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 596,567 USD for Derrière la gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932, sold at Christie's Paris in 2011. Henri Cartier-Bresson has been featured in articles for WHITEWALL, ArtDaily and The Art Newspaper. The most recent article is The Richly Woven History of Textile Art written for The Wall Street Journal in April 2024. The artist died in 2004.

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Current Exhibitions

Garry Winogrand: Women Are Beautiful

Tampa Museum of Art
Tampa | Florida | USA
Aug 05,2023 - Apr 21,2024

April In Paris

Duncan Miller Gallery
Palms | Los Angeles | California | USA
Mar 30,2024 - May 15,2024

Under the Mexican Sky

The Haggin Museum
Stockton | California | USA
Apr 04,2024 - May 19,2024


"Dress Up" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Presents Never-Before-Seen Fashion and Jewelry Acquisitions
Black-and-White Photography’s ‘Enduring Power’ Shown in Hong Kong Exhibition at M+, Its First Show Dedicated to the Medium
The Richly Woven History of Textile Art

The Richly Woven History of Textile Art  

The Wall Street Journal 06/04/2024


..Like any artist who has penetrated the heights of cultural acclaim a certain few of Cartier-Bresson's images have become icons, but these images are often referred to at the expense of a huge wealth of...

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..Working in the following decades as a photo-reporter and artist Cartier-Bresson decisively influenced magazines such as “Du” or “Life”...

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Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse

..Cartier-Bresson saw himself as an artist and the camera as a drawing tool, a way to create an instant sketch...

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University of Michigan Museum of Art

..Cartier-Bresson succeeded like no-one else in recording decisive moments with his camera...

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Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse

..Cartier-Bresson’s work focuses on humanity and, often preferring to blend into a situation, his camera captured faces and bodies full of emotion and intentions both intimate and bold...

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QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art

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