Exhibit: Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson

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

New York, 1947
Cartier-Bresson came to America many times during his career. On one early visit, he captured this extraordinary moment, as a mother and son, separated by the war, are reunited in New York. One of the things that make this so moment so extraordinary is the way the other people in the frame — and there are many of them — remain absorbed in their own concerns, oblivious to the drama of the reunited family.

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