Anne Hollander: The work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, 7 May 1998
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Thames and Hudson, 144 pp., £32, February 1998, 9780500542187Show More
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Europeans edited by Jean Clair.
Thames and Hudson, 231 pp., £29.95, January 1998, 0 500 28052 5Show More
“... emblem of private reflection, the sign that the subject is most himself? Or herself: here are Susan Sontag (1972) and Carson McCullers (1946), each raising a dark gaze to us under a brow tense with thought each reaching to poise a cigarette over an ashtray. Giacometti (1961) stares nose-to-nose into the face of a bust he has made, his big foreground hand ...”