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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The man, the image & the world: A retrospective Paperback – 30 Oct 2006

4.7 out of 5 stars 21 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; Reprint edition (30 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500286426
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500286425
  • Product Dimensions: 28.7 x 3.3 x 26.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 21 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 559,954 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A must-have for anyone who wants to study the genius of Cartier-Bresson's compositions' --Tribune

'A timeless collection, stuffed with incisive images which faithfully record both the era and human emotions' --Senoir Times

'The ultimate retrospective look at a lifetime's achievement of the revered photographer ... a definitive collection' --What Digital Camera

'The ultimate retrospective of the finest photographer of all time' --The Daily Mail

'An affordable and real-deal retrospective of his career'
--The Daily Telegraph

'Breathtaking' --The Irish Independent

'This week's star buy ... such is the power and pervasiveness of HCB's pictures in contemporary culture that even the ones you may not have seen before seem instantly iconic'
--The Glasgow Herald


Newly available in paperback, this collection of work by Henri Cartier-Bresson is the ultimate retrospective look at a lifetime's achievement. It is full of classic photographs that have become icons of the medium, as well as rarely seen work from all periods of Cartier-Bresson's life, including a significant number of previously unpublished photographs and a generous selection of drawings, paintings and film stills. The book also features personal souvenirs from Cartier-Bresson's youth, his family and the founding of Magnum.

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