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Brassaï L"universel (Midsize) by Jean-Claude Gautrand

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Published by Taschen .
Written in English


  • Individual photographers,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • France,
  • Paris (France),
  • Photographers,
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Pictorial works

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8945746M
ISBN 103822831379
ISBN 109783822831373

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  Brassaï published numerous great photobooks throughout his career, including Voluptés de Paris (), Henry Miller: The Paris Years () and Artists of My Life (). The George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, the Art Institute in Chicago and The Museum of Modern Art in New York have all held retrospectives of his : Fundacion Mapfre. Brassaï (), a major twentieth-century photographer, published Paris by Night in His career, spanning fifty years, included sculpture, writing, and film. Flammarion has also published Brassaï: Graffiti and Brassaï: An Illustrated Biography. Publish Date: Octo ; Format: Hardcover.   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 for . A beautifully signed copy of Brassai's "The Secret Paris of The 30's". 1st edition , published by Pantheon books New York. A discreet view of the forbidden Paris of the s, it's brothel, it's pimps, it's opium dens. A dark yet fascinating world where high society mixed with the underworld.

  Brassai took all these photos during a few weeks in and the twenty-seven page illustrated essay in the front of the book mentions that he was trying out various color stock and using a Leica for the first time. The book's images reflect this s: 8. George Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) (9 September — 8 July ) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars/5(). Panoply Books offers unusual, offbeat, rare and out-of-print quality used books. We also offer a diverse collection of vinyl records, art, textiles, ephemera and more. Search BRASSAI: ARTISTS OF MY LIFE - [Signed Limited Edition] *signed photogravure* $2, 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.

An excerpt from Conversations with Picasso, by Brassai. Also available on web site: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books. Sign up . Here Brassaï’s work takes on both social commentary and surrealism at the same time. Beyond such experiences that the book brings, stands the work itself, the effort that Brassaï must have put in to capture such photographs in The more I reflect upon the workload itself, I wonder about his habits as he went out each night to photograph. The now famed book, Paris de nuit (Paris by Night) was published in with text by Paul Morand and photographs by Brassai. About this Item: Arcade Publishing, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes.