Henri Cartier-Bresson – NO RULES

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There are no rules.  One should not try to explain the mystery. It is better just to be receptive, a Leica within easy reach.







Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographic work began in the 1920s when he traveled to Africa’s Ivory Coast. hcb ivory coast2hcb ivory coast 1 



He then began to travel the world and seemed to synchronistically be present at many of mankind’s pivotal events – the Spanish Civil War, the Liberation of Paris, Communist China, Gandhi’s last hours – snapped at what Henri called The Decisive Moment.



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Pierre Assouline’s Biography of Henri details his life in a most clear and intimate style.  hcb assouline