The exhibition is made up of André Kertész’s early work made in Hungary, his homeland, to Paris, where between 1925 and 1936 he was one of the leading figures in avant-garde photography, to New York, where he lived for nearly fifty years. The exhibition pays tribute to a photographer whom Henri Cartier-Bresson regarded as one of his masters, and reveals, despite an apparent diversity of periods and situations, themes and styles, the coherence of Kertész’s poetic approach. This exhibition in Foam, Amsterdam is home to the Netherlands international photography organisation. Mirroring life, with the name itself depicting Kertész style and eye: smooth photography, following curves and distortion. From a vaste collection of his black and white pictures, some coloured and historical documents to complete Kertész’s work, the exhibition allows an all-rounded study of the photographer through his career.
Photo by © André Kertész
Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam – Keizersgracht 609, 1017 DS, Amsterdam