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Brassaï

(French, 1899 - 1984)

artist matisse with a drawing he made with his eyes closed by brassaï

Brassaï

Artist Matisse with a Drawing He Made with His Eyes Closed, 1939 - gedruckt: 1960

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conchita's dance, boulevard auguste-blanqui, c. 1931 by brassaï

Brassaï

Conchita's Dance, Boulevard Auguste-Blanqui, c. 1931

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le fort des halles, paris by brassaï

Brassaï

Le Fort des Halles, Paris, 1939 - gedruckt: 1970

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modernist study of a dancer reclining by brassaï

Brassaï

Modernist Study of a Dancer Reclining, 1930

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picasso posing as the artist with jean marais as his model by brassaï

Brassaï

Picasso Posing as the Artist with Jean Marais as His Model, 1944

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picasso with "les femmes à leur toilette" by brassaï

Brassaï

Picasso with "Les Femmes à Leur Toilette", 1939 - gedruckt: 1960

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pierre reverdy, picasso, jean cocteau and brassaï in picasso's studio at rue des grands augustins, paris, april 27, 1944 by brassaï

Brassaï

Pierre Reverdy, Picasso, Jean Cocteau and Brassaï in Picasso's studio at rue des Grands Augustins, Paris, April 27, 1944, 1944 - gedruckt: 1960

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rome metro station by brassaï

Brassaï

Rome Metro Station, 1933 - 1934

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Biografie

Chronologie

1899
Born: in Brasso, Transylvania (now Romanian)
1920
Moved to Berlin and studied at the Berlin-Charlottenburg Academy of Fine Arts, Germany
1924
Moved to Paris, France where he would live the rest of his life
1933
Published his first book of photographs titled "Paris after Dark"
1956
Won the "Most Original Film" award at the Cannes Film Festival with his film "Tant qu'il aura des bêtes"
1974
Named "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres", Paris, France
1976
Received the "Legion of Honor", Paris, France
1978
Won the first "Grand Prix National de la Photographie" in Paris, France
1984
Died: in Eze, France

Ausstellungen

2014
Pour l’amour de Paris, Hotel de Ville, Paris, France
2011
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris
2010
Brassaï - la maison que j'habite,Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, Nancy, France 9solo)
Brassaï - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Paris des rêves, Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France (solo)
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY
Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris, ICP International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2009
Brassaï - Paris in the 30's, Edwynn Houk Gallery, NewYork, NY (solo)
2008
Brassai: graffiti, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2007
Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary (solo)
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2006
Paris by Night, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)
Retrospective, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2005 - 2006
Brassai: The Photographer of the Night, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, DK (solo)
2005
Brassaï, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2004
Brassaï: Das Auge von Paris, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France<