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Artistic Anecdotes, HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

26 May

By matrimonial crossings, I happen to be an "added piece" in the family circle of the famous photographer, Henri Cartier Bresson.My admiration for his photographic work annoys him. He dedicated himself almost entirely to drawing at that timeQuite academic drawings, in pastel or pencil; series of prehistoric animal carcasses from the Museum of Natural Sciences, landscapes of the south, or those seen from its window. The last exhibition at the Grande Bibliothèque in Paris largely shows his drawings ... a smaller part is devoted to photography. Teresa, a Polish friend, is the champion of typical cuisine and undisputed master of a memorable dish: cabbage stuffed with buckwheat and porcini mushrooms. Henri is one of the aficionados.A few months before his disappearance, I organize a dinner with his favorite specialty.He arrives early, already with a cane, takes off his heavy loden coat, refuses to be helped to remove it. Cabbage is served: magnificent, fragrant.Suddenly I hear Henri Cartier-Bresson speak Polish!Not really speaking, but swearing with the most filthy words, that I could not pronounce myself! Whoww!My guests do not share my language and only Teresa shows signs of emotion while blushing, an angel passes.And Henri recounts his departure during the German occupation with other

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Shiseido presents Reverberation, Pavilion of Light and Sound Designed by Shigeru Ban

Shiseido presents Reverberation, Pavilion of Light and Sound Designed by Shigeru Ban

23 March 2015

The Shiseido Group's high prestige brand "clé de peau BEAUTÉ," will exhibit  "REVERBERATION─Pavilion of Light and Sound" designed by Shigeru Ban. The exhibition will be on view from May 8th (Friday) to May 9th (Saturday) in the courtyard of the Palazzo Pisani Conservatory in Venice, Italy. The project will ...

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The artist Paul Chan exposition at Guggenheim, New York

The artist Paul Chan exposition at Guggenheim, New York

6 March 2015

From March 6 to May 13 will be held the exhibition "Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Paul Chan, Nonprojections for New Lovers "will be held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Paul Chan was the tenth artist to receive the Hugo ...

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Seminole Spirit Featuring Behati Prinsloo

Seminole Spirit Featuring Behati Prinsloo

18 February 2015

Earlier this evening, world renowned photographer Russell James unveiled his art collection "Seminole Spirit" inspired by The Seminole Tribe of Florida and featuring supermodel Behati Prinsloo at the Stephan Weiss Studio in New York City. The 30-piece collection, presented by Nomad Two Worlds, showcases the tribe's culture, community, history, and most importantly ...

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Huge golden origami by Charles Kaisin for the Sheep Year in Hong Kong

Huge golden origami by Charles Kaisin for the Sheep Year in Hong Kong

16 February 2015

Created by the renowned Belgian artist Charles Kaisin, a giant origami installation entitled "HYPHEN" made of 13,500 glittering origami horses is hung at the Courtyard of PMQ, Hong Kong. Hand-folded with thousands of sheets of reflective golden foil, the shiny horses symbolize ...

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Fashion Photography Auction

Fashion Photography Auction

15 December 2014

Calling all fashion photography lovers and collectors! On December 17th, Bonhams is organising an auction with special fashion photographies from amazing photographers like Peter Lindbergh, Irving Penn, William Klein, Helmut Newton and many others. The lots presented at auction include Sarah Jessica ...

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Armistice Day story idea: WWI photos of a world frozen in time 100 years ago

Armistice Day story idea: WWI photos of a world frozen in time 100 years ago

10 November 2014

In honor of Armistice Day, Dr. Jeff Gusky reveals two special new photographs from The Hidden World of WWI collection. The first is the only known surviving graffiti by Polish troops fighting with the Allies. On this boulder, soldiers from three ...

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Inspirational photos all around the world

Inspirational photos all around the world

16 April 2014

A picture is worth a thousand words. A human being is worth an infinite. Sometimes words cannot describe what captured images release from their moments.  We invite you to a special journey that starts from vision and goes directly to your soul. ...

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“The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior” exhibition

“The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior” exhibition

7 April 2014

From May 3 to September 21st, the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, France hosts the exhibition called "The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior."  It is a journey invitation to  the visual heritage of the Dior house through the years. The house ...

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