Henri Cartier-Bresson Retrospective in San Francisco

Henri Cartier-Bresson – the photographer of the decisive moment – is currently having a major retrospective at the SFMOMA. The show will be on display from October 30, 2010 until January 30, 2011.
I would encourage everyone to see this show. Cartier-Bresson is one of the giants of 20th century photography.

An excerpt from the introduction to the show from SFMOMA’s website.

An innovative artist, trailblazing photojournalist, and quintessential world traveler, Henri Cartier-Bresson ranks among the most accomplished and original figures in the history of photography. His inventive images of the early 1930s helped define the creative potential of the medium, and his uncanny ability to capture life on the run made his work synonymous with “the decisive moment.” This major retrospective offers a fresh look at Cartier-Bresson’s entire career, revealing him as one of the great portraitists of the 20th century and one of its keenest observers of the global theater of human affairs.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s