April 26, 2005

Robert Doisneau

This image is in the news:

Robert Doisneau, Kiss by the Hotel de Ville,1950

We need to remember that it is part of an interesting and humorous body of photography

Robert Doisneau, The Cellist,1957

Most of the work is street photography within the tradition of Brassaï, Kertesz, Atget, and Cartier-Bresson:

Robert Doisneau, Un Regard Oblique,1948

Doisneau's work was primarily a series of snapshots that documented life in the suburbs of Paris in the 1950s that were produced with Rolleiflex and Leica cameras.

Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at April 26, 2005 11:34 AM | TrackBack
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