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Andre Kertesz [Paperback]

Noel Bourcier
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Jan. 5 2001 55
Andre Kertesz (1894-1985), was a highly original artist. Eschewing the dogma of schools and movements, he was guided only by his intuition, drawing on his private life for inspiration. His quest for authenticity led to the invention of an innovative visual language.

Other artists in this series include: Eugene Atget, Mathew Brady, Wynn Bullock, Julia Margaret Cameron, Joan Fontcuberta, David Goldblatt, Nan Goldin, Graciela Iturbide, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Joel Meyerowitz, Boris Mikhailov, Lisette Model, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Eadweard Muybridge, Eugene Richards, W. Eugene Smith, Shomei Tomatsu, Joel-Peter Witkin


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Noel Bourcier is Artistic Director of the Andre Kertesz Foundation. He has written numerous articles on photography, many of which have appeared in Art Press. He has organized numerous exhibitions, including 'Emmanuel Sougez, Eminence Grise' (1993), 'Andre Kertesz, Copy of a Life' (1994) and 'Sovereign England: The Golden Age of British Photography' (1996). --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Quality! May 5 2002
Format:Paperback
You really only need to two things about this book: one, that Andre Kertesz was a genius, and two, that this book published by Phaidon Press, so it's going to be very well done. The photographs in this book are sharper, more luminous and of a better variety than any other Kertesz book I've seen. The text blurbs that accompany each photograph (in addition to the excellent bio at the front) are informative and sophistocated, going well beyond the usual spartan location/date/f-stop infomation that many other monographs offer. As if that wasn't enough, it usually runs at least half of what other monographs will. Perfect stocking-stuffer.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Quality! May 5 2002
By Matthew O. Nugent - Published on Amazon.com
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You really only need to two things about this book: one, that Andre Kertesz was a genius, and two, that this book published by Phaidon Press, so it's going to be very well done. The photographs in this book are sharper, more luminous and of a better variety than any other Kertesz book I've seen. The text blurbs that accompany each photograph (in addition to the excellent bio at the front) are informative and sophistocated, going well beyond the usual spartan location/date/f-stop infomation that many other monographs offer. As if that wasn't enough, it usually runs at least half of what other monographs will. Perfect stocking-stuffer.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Andre Kertesz Feb. 3 2012
By giannakos simos - Published on Amazon.com
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VERY GOOD QUALITY.
NICE SELECTIONS OF PICS, VERY GOOD PRINT.
THIS IS Andre Kertesz WHAT CAN SOMEONE SAY ..FURTHER THAN PERFECT
5.0 out of 5 stars Small book, big surprise Nov. 7 2013
By Mark - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I am an admirer of the works Kertesz. Although the book is compact in size, the impact is big. Please enjoy.
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