Duty to Experiment: The Photography of Alexander Rodchenko

“Our duty is to Experiment.” Alexander Rodchenko (1891-1956) Even if you haven’t heard of the Russian photographer Alexander Rodchenko – who created his iconic photography during the first decades of the 20th century – there’s a chance you’ve come across … Read more →

Wilderness Idea: The Environmental Photography of Ansel Adams

In brief: Ansel Adams is possibly the best known landscape photographer to have lived in the 20th century. Before becoming a full-time photographer, Adams studied music and contemplated seriously on becoming a classical pianist. Ansel Adams is a co-creator of … Read more →

On Fame and Photography: The André Kertész Story

In brief: Fame can be a fickle thing: sometimes the ones who would deserve it the most go without it in their life and only get recognition posthumously. For André Kertész, acknowledgement did come during his life but he felt … Read more →

The Decisive Moment: The Life and Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

In brief: Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most important photographers in the 20th century. He practiced ‘humanistic photography’, based on the ideals of the Enlightenment Cartier-Bresson’s term ‘Decisive Moment’ refers to the fleeting meaningful instant captured by the camera … Read more →

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