Friday, November 28th, 2014

Fotomuseum Winterthur Presents Retrospective of One of the Founders of Photojournalism

March 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Photography

WINTERTHUR.- André Kertész is possibly the most photographic of all photographers: he sought out the play of light and shadow; he liked the concentration and overlapping of forms, of moments; and in the everyday, in banality, he recognized poetry, beauty, and even, for all his innate modesty, the “sublime.” Kertész is a photographic poet and seer, for whom it was long difficult to break into the market precisely because of his rich, chiseled iconography. André Kertész, July 3, 1979. Polaroid [...]