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written by Roger Grenier
Thames and Hudson | ISBN 9780500410646
Paperback – 144 pages
Part of the Photofile series.
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No photographer is more closely associated with a city than Brassaï (1899– 1984) is with Paris. From the moment he moved there in 1924, he devoted his life and art to immortalizing his adopted city – capturing the street life by day, the cafés and the Seine by night. A friend of Picasso and Henry Miller, Brassaï knew and photographed the leading figures of his day – Giacometti, Sartre, Dalí, Matisse and Mann among them. His most famous portraits and cityscapes, collected in this volume, form a unique vision of life in pre- and post-war Europe.