Posts Tagged ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson’

Now in Beta: Amazon’s Platform for Selling Fine-Art Prints

Posted by on Tuesday August 6, 2013 | Fine Art

Amazon, the online retailer, has launched the beta version of its new online marketplace for photographic prints. You can take a look here. Amazon is currently offering over 5,000 photographic prints on the site. Like other goods that are advertised on the Amazon marketplace, fulfillment is handled by another retailer — in this case, art... More

Magnum Photographer Martine Franck Dies

Posted by on Friday August 17, 2012 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Magnum photographer Martine Franck, who was best known for her portraits of artists and writers, died in Paris yesterday at the age of 74. The cause of death was cancer, according to a family friend. Franck became a full member of Magnum in 1983, and was married to renowned photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, who died in... More

Cartier-Bresson Photo Sets Record at Christie’s Auction in Paris

Posted by on Thursday November 17, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism

Christie’s took advantage of the interest surrounding Paris Photo last week by holding three auctions at their Paris auction house, one of which saw a photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson fetch a record price for the photographer of $590,455. The record-breaking 1946 print of Derrière la Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932, the famous photograph of a man... More