André Kertész

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Self-portrait, Paris, 1927.

André Kertész (2 July 1894 – 28 September 1985), born Kertész Andor, was a Hungarian-born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition and the photo essay. Today he is considered one of the important figures of photojournalism.


  • Portraits, New York: Mayflower Books, 1979, IA, PDF, ARG.


  • Pierre Borhan, André Kertész, His Life and Work, Boston /London/ New York, Little, Brown and Company, 1994, 2000, PDF, ARG. Review