3 edition of Brassai . found in the catalog.
by Museum of Modern Art; distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn. in New York
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 78-
|Statement||With an introductory essay by Lawrence Durell.|
|Contributions||Durrell, Lawrence., Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)|
|LC Classifications||TR650 .B683|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||79,  p. (chiefly illus., ports.)|
|Number of Pages||79|
First published in , Paris By Night, of which I own the fine reissue by Flammarion (), feels like more than a book: it is a steppingstone in photography, and offers a look into the Paris night, as a world complete in itself, with its own story, its own characters. Having tried my hands at night-time photography I never really given full. Brassai: Have you read Emile? Miller: A few passages, and I found them very appealing. A fundamental book. I also read the books by Ferrer, Montessori, and Pestalozzi. The question of education interests me passionately. I agree with Rousseau. He was against pedagogues, against schooling, and, like me, he recommended the return to primitive :
Biography One of the most renowned photographers of the interwar period, Brassaï's reputation rests on contributions to both commercial and avant-garde photography. His long-time friend, the author Henry Miller, nicknamed him "The Eye of Paris" for his devotion to the city, and he was close to many of its artists. A rare discovery of more than previously unpublished photographs in black and white and in color, from a legendary photographer. Despite strong personal and professional ties in the U.S.—Henry Miller, Harper's Bazaar's Carmel Snow, and Edward Steichen, who featured Brassai's work in many MoMA exhibitions—Brassai remained reticent about travel to Pages:
Brassaï worked on the series for thirty years and eventually published a photo book on graffiti in This print belongs to the category he named Love where simple visual markings widely associated with expressions of love, such as hearts and sunrays, are framed as representations of emotions that are almost impossible to represent. A collaboration between an esteemed curator and a distinguished photographer, this book brings together the work of some of street photography's greatest names, including Arget, Stieglitz, Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, Walker Evans, Frank and Winogrand, along with some impressive work by complete unknowns.
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Brassaï has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Brassaï’s most popular book is Brassai: Paris By Night. This striking monograph celebrates the beauty of Paris, Brassai's muse throughout his career. Hungarian-born photographer Brassai dedicated more than fifty years of Brassai.
book artistic creation to capturing his adoptive city in all its : Rizzoli. This small exquisite book, published incontains 63 B&W photographs by Brassaï taken mostly in the thirties but the fifties as well.
Its introduction by the noted French writer, Roger Grenier, is superb. There is a biography, bibliography and exhibit list at the end/5(5). This book, meticulously assembled by Brassaï himself, signifies the birth of the ï, originally from Hungary, traveled to Paris inwhere he began to associate with the avant-garde artist community, in particular with Picasso and the Parisian surrealist circles/5(21).
"Brassaï, the Parisian from Transylvania, seems in contrast [to Henri Cartier-Bresson] an angel of darkness. His sensibility dates from an earlier age, and delights in the primal, the fantastic, the ambiguous, even the bizarre" (7).
So true, Mr. Szarkowski. Chris rated it really liked it/5. Roaming Paris streets by night in the early s, Brassa created arresting images of the city's dramatic nocturnal landscape. First published in French inthis new edition brings one of Brassa's finest works back into print/5.
Agnès de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, former Inspector-General of photography for the French Ministry of Culture, is a leading authority on photography. Brassaï (), a major twentieth-century photographer, published Paris by Night in His career, spanning fifty years, included sculpture, writing, and film.4/4(8).
Brassai was a completely innovative photographer whose style can be a good model even for today's shooters. This book is a good single sampler of Cited by: 4. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.
Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.
I checked this book out for Brassai's beautiful black and white, documentary style photographs, but was surprised at how interesting and well-written the text was. It's fascinating to read about the underworld of Paris in 30's, especially through Brassai's simple, affectionate anecdotes/5.
Brassai was the first great chronicler of the urban underbelly This sumptuous Brassai overview gathers outstanding prints of his finest and Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: book by brassai.
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About the Author Brassaï () is one of the great figures of twentieth-century photography. Born in Brasso, Hungary, he studied at the academies of Budapest before moving to Paris in Initially interested in painting, he turned to photography in the early thirties at the suggestion of fellow Hungarian André Kertész.5/5(3).
Brassai was the first great chronicler of the urban underbelly. Published by Fundación Mapfre, Edited with text by Peter Galassi. Text by Stuart Alexander, Antonio Muñoz Molina. This sumptuous Brassai overview gathers outstanding prints of his finest and most popular photographs, drawing on the Estate Brassai in Paris Price: $ A beautiful new edition of Brassaï’s classic book of urban photography, Paris by Night, shows both the bright and dark sides of Paris as seen through the eyes of a talented young artist who fell under the city’s spell.
When year-old Gyula Halász arrived in Paris from his native Hungary in he’d been trained as an artist and soon found his way into the circles. › Find signed collectible books by 'Brassai' English.
The Artists of My Life (A Studio book) by Brassai. ISBN () Hardcover, The Viking Press, Find This Book. The book contains a wide selection of Brassaï's photographs and artwork, all of which are well reproduced. Of these, the most intriguing by far are the nighttime shots of Paris taken in the 's.
Later representations of the city, shot in daylight inare not nearly so interesting/5. Brassai: Paris By Night. Roaming Paris streets by night in the early s, Brassai created arresting images of the city's dramatic nocturnal landscape. First published in French inthis new edition brings one of Brassai's finest works back into print.
After World War II, his drawings were published in book form as Trente dessins (; “Thirty Drawings”), with a poem by the French poet Jacques Prévert.
Brassaï turned again to photography inand two years later a number of his photographs of dimly lit Paris streets were greatly enlarged to serve as the backdrop for Prévert’s ballet Le Rendez-vous. That sentiment and others cited in “ Brassai, ” a book recently released by Spain’s Fundación Mapfre, were most likely colored by Brassaï’s retrospective regret.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Brassai books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.Gyula Halász, or Brassaï - the pseudonym by which he has become much better known - is widely celebrated for his signature photographs of Parisian night life, and especially his book of collected photographs, Paris by Night.
His breadth of range is however more expansive than that seminal collection might : The result was the book "Paris de Nuit," published in With his contributions to the Surrealist magazine "Minotaure," he became friends with Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, and Jacque Lipchitz.
InBrassäi began working for "Harper's Bazaar" magazine, forming a close partnership with its editor, Carmel Snow.