090211 x photographer_patterson

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  1. 1. Henri Cartier-Bresson Connie Patterson
  2. 2. Before becoming a photographer... <ul><li>Born on August 22, 1908 in France </li></ul><ul><li>Has four siblings </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Went to Catholic School </li></ul><ul><li>Uncle introduced him to painting </li></ul><ul><li>Went to Lhote Academy (a private art school) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Beginning Photography <ul><li>Photography movement started in 1920s </li></ul><ul><li>Surrealist Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Painting angered him </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed most of his paintings </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by photojournalist, Martin Munkacsi </li></ul>
  4. 4. Famous for... <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>His camera of choice: the Leica </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The master of candid photography </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Street Photography” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black and Whites </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1948: Coverage of Gandhi’s funeral </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Gandhi
  6. 6. Importance to Photography <ul><li>Father of modern photojournalism </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the photography revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Early Adopter of 35mm format </li></ul>
  7. 7. Characteristics of Work <ul><li>Street Photography </li></ul><ul><li>Photojournalism </li></ul><ul><li>Black & White </li></ul>
  8. 8. Works <ul><li>Africa </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>USSR </li></ul><ul><li>Portraits </li></ul>
  9. 9. China Soviet Union
  10. 10. My Favorites
  11. 11. Sources <ul><li>Basterda. &quot;Die Besten der Besten: Henri Cartier-Bresson in Analogue Lifestyle in Magazine - Lomography.&quot; Lomography . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.lomography.com/magazine/lifestyle/2011/03/26/die-besten-der-besten-henri-cartier-bresson >. </li></ul><ul><li>Chessa. &quot;Ciao, Chessa!: Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century - MoMA New York.&quot; Ciao, Chessa! . Blogger, n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.ciaochessa.com/2010/05/henri-cartier-bresson-modern-century.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>Christie. &quot;HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004) | Delhi, Birla House, Gandhi, 1948 | Photographs Auction | 1940s, Photographs | Christie's .&quot; Christie's: Fine Art Auctions and Private Sales for Contemporary, Modern, Old Master paintings, jewelry, watches, wine, furniture & more . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5038154 >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Classic Photography by Henri Cartier-Bresson | Photography Blog.&quot; Photography Blog . Blogger, n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://pphotographyb.blogspot.com/2010/10/classic-photography-by-henri-cartier.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>Daiter, Stephen. &quot;China by Henri Cartier-Bresson presented by Stephen Daiter Gallery.&quot; Stephen Daiter Gallery Photography Vintage Photography . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.stephendaitergallery.com/dynamic/artwork_display.asp?ArtworkID=1466 >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson.&quot; Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.henricartierbresson.com > </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Henri Cartier-Bresson.&quot; Magnum Photos . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP=XSpecific_MAG.PhotographerDetail_VPage&l1=0&pid=2K7O3R14T1LX&nm=Henri%20Cartier%2DBresson >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Henri Cartier-Bresson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Cartier-Bresson >. </li></ul>
  12. 12. More Sources... <ul><li>&quot;Henri Cartier-Bresson Biography - Biography.com.&quot; Biography.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.biography.com/articles/Henri-Cartier-Bresson-9240139 >. </li></ul><ul><li>Lebovic, Josef. &quot;Josef Lebovic Gallery - Collectors' List 126 2007 - Focus on Women.&quot; Josef Lebovic Gallery . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.joseflebovicgallery.com/catalogue/archive/cat-126-2007/pages/pg04.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;PHOTOGRAPHIE Online - Wiederentdeckt: erste MAGNUM-Ausstellung.&quot; PHOTOGRAPHIE Online - Der Webauftritt zum Magazin . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.photographie.de/page.php?modul=Article&op=read&nid=41 > </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Physical Map of Africa.&quot; Free World Maps - Physical maps . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.freeworldmaps.net/africa/ >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Political Map of India, India Maps.&quot; India Travel Guide, detailed guide on India . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.travelindia-guide.com/maps/political_map.ph > </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson : NPR.&quot; NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts : NPR . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1318621 >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Trinidad and tobago- djournalist- cuba since the fall of the USSR.&quot; D Journalist- Terence Hilton-Clarke- index . N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Sept. 2011. < http://djournalist.tripod.com/cub > </li></ul>

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