March 11, 2013 Donald Scarinci 9171Comment

Along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Andre Kertesz was a pioneer of what has become known as “street photography.”  They captured people doing every day things in Paris between the wars using angles, line and form to compose their image. The Hungarian-born photographer died in 1985, but his art lives on. Kertesz was born on July 2, 1894 in Hungary and purchased his first camera when he was 18 years old. His earliest pictures included photographs of people, ranging from his family to his fellow soldiers when he enlisted in the military at the onslaught of World War I. His photographs were…