The Eye of Paris
Brassai <ul><li>Born: September 9, 1899 </li></ul><ul><li>Died: July 8, 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Real Name: Gyula Halasz </l...
Photographed Paris Life <ul><li>Documented Paris society. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for night photography. </li></ul><ul><li...
Paris Life
Portrait Photography <ul><li>He photographed many of his great artist friends, including  Salvador Dalí ,  Pablo Picasso ,...
Paris at Night
 
Quote  <ul><li>“ What characterizes a good photographer is that he has both that journalistic sense (he seizes whatever is...
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Lesson 3
ART 61- Photography
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7 Brassai

  1. 1. The Eye of Paris
  2. 2. Brassai <ul><li>Born: September 9, 1899 </li></ul><ul><li>Died: July 8, 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Real Name: Gyula Halasz </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to Paris in 1921 </li></ul><ul><li>Started as a journalist </li></ul><ul><li>Also was a film maker </li></ul>
  3. 3. Photographed Paris Life <ul><li>Documented Paris society. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for night photography. </li></ul><ul><li>First publication was titled “Paris by Night” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Paris Life
  5. 5. Portrait Photography <ul><li>He photographed many of his great artist friends, including Salvador Dalí , Pablo Picasso , Henri Matisse , Alberto Giacometti , plus many of the prominent writers of his time such as Jean Genet , Henri Michaux </li></ul>
  6. 6. Paris at Night
  7. 8. Quote <ul><li>“ What characterizes a good photographer is that he has both that journalistic sense (he seizes whatever is interesting in the world) and, at the same time, the sense of form. For me, the criterion of a good photograph is that it be unforgettable.&quot; </li></ul>

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