Henri Cartier-Bresson Works Online
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Original works by Henri Cartier-Bresson available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
San 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!
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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
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Henri Cartier-Bresson in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson
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
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
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Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Miscellaneous Sites:
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Fondation Henri Cartier-BressonArticles and Reference Sites:
AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)
Chim: A Web Biography of David Seymour
Photo Seminars Online
Answers.com reference works Multimedia:
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Henri Cartier-Bresson
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, 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