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André Kertész


1894 - 1985 American, born Hungary,

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. 

Original article
Andre Kertesz In Paris: Photographien 1925 - 1936
Andre Kertesz: His Life and Work
Andre Kertesz: The Polaroids
André Kertész: The Early Years
André Kertèsz: Masters of Photography Series (Aperture Masters of Photography)
Kertesz on Kertesz: A Self-Portrait
Andre Kertesz: Sixty Years of Photography