Brassai: The Eye of Paris Anne W. Tucker

ISBN: 9780810963801

Published: June 1st 1999

Hardcover

367 pages


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Brassai: The Eye of Paris  by  Anne W. Tucker

Brassai: The Eye of Paris by Anne W. Tucker
June 1st 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 367 pages | ISBN: 9780810963801 | 8.70 Mb

Nicknamed The Eye of Paris by Henry Miller, photographer Brassai (1899-1994) captured the whole flow of humanity in the French capital. Many of his pictures have become iconic representations of the city, immediately recognizable by peopleMoreNicknamed The Eye of Paris by Henry Miller, photographer Brassai (1899-1994) captured the whole flow of humanity in the French capital. Many of his pictures have become iconic representations of the city, immediately recognizable by people everywhere.

This volume, which accompanies a traveling retrospective exhibition, presents both well-known and rarely seen photographs as well as examples of Brassais drawings and sculpture.Brassais best-known series of photographs, Paris de nuit and Paris secret, range from lyrical, mysterious night views of the Seine, city streets, and gardens to provocative pictures of brothels, opium dens, and nightclub interiors.

As this books informative essays make clear, however, these immensely popular series represent only a fraction of the rich diversity of Brassais work. Included here are photographs from the personal collection of Brassais widow, Gilberte Brassai.



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