Palazzo Grassi presents Henri Cartier-Bresson : Le Grand Jeu, co-organised with the Bibliothèque nationale de France and in partnership with the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. Based on a project conceived and coordinated by Matthieu Humery, the exhibition looks at how the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908 – 2004) is viewed by five different curators, focusing particularly on the ‘Master Collection’, a selection of 385 images that the artist himself chose in the early 1970s, upon the request of his friends and collectors Jean and Dominique de Menil, as the most significant of his work. Today there are five copies of this...
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