Sarah Greenough, Robert Gurbo, Sarah KennelISBN: 0691121141; 9780691121147;
In a career that spanned much of the twentieth century, Hungarian-born photographer AndrA© KertA©sz (1894-1985) created deceptively simple yet compelling and poetic photographs. This book presents approximately 120 of these striking images as well as previously unpublished archival material that sheds important light on the artist and his work. Like the exhibition it accompanies, AndrA© KertA©sz takes us through KertA©sz's years in Budapest, Paris, and New York. Unlike other works on KertA©sz, it presents only vintage prints and includes several seldom seen photographs from throughout his career. Written by renowned art historian Sarah Greenough and KertA©sz Foundation curator Robert Gurbo, AndrA© KertA©sz includes excerpts from the photographer's previously unexamined journals and correspondence--documents that prompted the authors to reexamine every period of KertA©sz's life and work. They reflect on their findings in essays covering each of the major phases...