By (author) Gilberte Brassai
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Brassai: Graffiti by Gilberte Brassai
Book DescriptionBrassai became interested in graffiti in the 1930s. It became a lifelong obsession, he continued to photograph graffiti and publish the photographs with his commentary until his death. One of Brassai's most important works, Graffiti presents the texts and photographs the photographer devoted to this 'art of the street'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9782080107138
(310mm x 270mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: France
Books By Author Gilberte Brassai
Brassai: Paris, Hardback (November 2013)
Hungarian-born photographer Brassai dedicated more than 50 years of his artistic creation to capturing his adoptive city in all its facets. In an interview shortly before his death in 1984, this book explains how Paris had served as an infinite source of inspiration and had reined as the unifying theme that characterized each phrase of his work.
In the Face of History, Hardback (October 2006)
Presents a collection of works by some of the greatest European photographers of the twentieth century. This book contains images of hope and despair that capture some of the key events in the continent's history and illuminate the currents of political and social change that shape and are shaped by individual lives.
Henry Miller, Happy Rock, Hardback (December 2002)
Over the course of a number of warm, intimate conversations, Brassai and Miller, friends for many years, discuss art, literature, Paris, the lives and works of many others in their circle, including Lawrence Durrell, Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali and Paul Klee among others.
Proust in the Power of Photography, Hardback (November 2001)» View all books by Gilberte Brassai
Drawing on his experiences as a photographer and author, Brassai discovered a neglected aspect of Proust's interests, offering a study of the role of photography both in Proust's oeuvre and in early 20th-century culture. This translation features photographs from Brassai's "High Society" series.
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Author Biography - Gilberte Brassai
Brassai (1899-1984) is considered one of the most important and influential photographers of the twentieth century. He moved from Hungary to Paris in 1924, and is best known for chronicling the city in the 1930s and for his portraits of artists, such as Picasso and Matisse, and writers, including Henry Miller. His fifty-year artistic career also encompassed drawing, sculpture, writing, and film-making.
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