Cédric de Veigy | The Eye of Photography | 2nd December 2019
Even ahead of Cartier-Bresson, Kertész was the pioneer of modern photography. His innovations included street photography, photo essays and photojournalism. After becoming prominent in Paris, a 1936 move to New York led to career doldrums until “rediscovery” in 1964. Kertész’ revered work was uniformly brilliant, “a very personal and gentle curiosity about the moment.” Video (5 min) and images are here.