Henri Cartier-Bresson by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Mexican Notebooks 1934-1964

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Synopsis

This collection brings together photographs taken on two separate visits Cartier-Bresson made to Mexico—the first in 1934, just as he was embarking on his photographic career, and the second some thirty years later.

The dramatic pictures record with brutal accuracy the panorama of everyday life—crowded markets; stark, dusty landscapes; an execution wall—a unique record that includes some of the most famous and powerful images by this great photographer. 53 duotone photos
 

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Published April 17, 1996 by Thames & Hudson. 84 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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The New York Review of Books

But he went on: “You’re going to read in my office.” Well, that wasn’t an offer he had to repeat: I did read there, for a year.

Mar 02 1995 | Read Full Review of Henri Cartier-Bresson: Mexica...

The New York Review of Books

In this audio slide show, the photographer Dominique Nabokov—whose own work appears regularly in The New York Review—talks about the exhibition and the ways in which Cartier-Bresson’s daily works reveal his genius.

Apr 28 2010 | Read Full Review of Henri Cartier-Bresson: Mexica...