Exhibit: Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Exhibit: Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson
(c) 2010 Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos, courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

Irene and Frédéric Joliot-Curie, 1944
The MoMA exhibit also includes many of the portraits the photographer made of the leading lights of the twentieth century: In addition to the Joliot-Curies, who were awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935, he shot Henri Matisse, Truman Capote, Albert Camus, and Carl Jung, to name a few.

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