Cartier-Bresson in Chicago through Oct. 2010

Martine's Legs, 1967, Henri Cartier-Bresson

Martine's Legs. 1967. Henri Cartier-Bresson,©2010 Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum photos.

From the Chicago Tribune of Sunday, Aug. 8, review by Lauren Viera: “Forget about his three years as a German prisoner of war, or the fact that, presumed dead thereafter, he resurfaced to contribute to what was meant to be his posthumous exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. Never mind that he co-founded one of the most successful and respected photography cooperatives in the industry, or that he traveled the world on assignment, almost constantly, for the better part of four decades.

“If it’s at all possible to disregard Henri Cartier-Bresson’s incredibly fascinating life and experience his photographs for what they are visually — incomparably striking black-and-white documentaries frozen in their frames — then MoMA’s “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century,” which is on view at the Art Institute of Chicago through October, is the best vessel for doing so…” (Read Full Tribune Story)

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