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Henri Cartier-Bresson

[French Photographer, 1908-2004]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Photojournalism.
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    Henri Cartier-Bresson Works Online    
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Original works by Henri Cartier-Bresson available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Cardinal Pacelli, Montmartre, Paris, 1938

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Banks of the Seine

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Online exhibition: "Henri Cartier-Bresson: De qui s'agit-il?"

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
China, ca.1960

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson
William Faulkner

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Information about a 2009-2010 exhibition: Henri Cartier-Bresson. Russia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
HyŤres, France, 1932

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteFondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)  

Chim: A Web Biography of David Seymour

Magnum Photos

Photo Seminars Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Henri Cartier-Bresson  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- Henri Cartier-Bresson

"How to Recognize Art by Henri Cartier-Bresson" - brief, but has a few useful insights


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Memories are made of these", 1998 article by Adrian Searle

The New York Observer
"Why Cartier-Bresson, The Peintre Manqué, Became Photographer", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Henri Cartier-Bresson at MOMA", 2010 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Richard Avedon discusses Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
A 2000 conversation with Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Henri Cartier-Bresson: Mexican Notebooks 1934-1964

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Henri Cartier-Bresson and the Artless Art

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Propos de Paris

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Tete a Tete

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: City and Landscapes

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