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KERTÉSZ, André (1894 - 1985), Photographer, photojournalist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
KERTÉSZ, André (1894 - 1985), Photographer, photojournalist

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born, 2 July 1894, in Budapest; died 28 September 1985, in New York City.

Photographer, photojournalist.

Portraits, still-lifes, urban scenes, landscapes, interiors, architecture.

André Kertész first experimented with photography while a young clerk in the Budapest stock exchange. His early photographs are of the Hungarian countryside and feature friends and family members.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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