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André Kertész

Photographer

1894 - 1985 American, born Hungary,
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Kertesz as a Hungarian-born photographer distinguished by haunting composition in his photographs and by his early efforts in developing the photo essay. In his lifetime, however, his then-unorthodox camera angles, which hindered prose descriptions of his works, prevented his work from gaining wider recognition, as well as his use of symbolism also became unfashionable later in his life.

André Kertész ( 2 July 1894 – 28 September 1985), born Kertész Andor, was a Hungarian born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition and the photo essay. In the early years of his career, his then-unorthodox camera angles and style prevented his work from gaining wider recognition. 

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Andre Kertesz In Paris: Photographien 1925 - 1936 https://amzn.com/3888147832
Andre Kertesz: His Life and Work https://amzn.com/0821226487
Andre Kertesz: The Polaroids https://amzn.com/0393065642
André Kertész: The Early Years https://amzn.com/0393061604
André Kertèsz: Masters of Photography Series (Aperture Masters of Photography) https://amzn.com/0893817406
Kertesz on Kertesz: A Self-Portrait https://amzn.com/0896595102
Andre Kertesz: Sixty Years of Photography https://amzn.com/0140047441