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Henri Cartier-Bresson The Modern Century

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Shanghai, 1948.

High strung and hyper aware, with the patience and cunning of a predator, Henri Cartier-Bresson did not take photographs, he took lives.

From the moment he first saw a Martin Munkasi photograph of African boys running on the beach, Cartier-Bresson understood the camera’s potential to capture the flow of

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