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André Kertész (1894-1985), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
During the First World War Kertész took photographs on the front and behind the lines as a soldier. His pictures were first published in a Hungarian magazine in 1917. He moved to Paris in 1925 and worked as a freelance photographer for various German, Italian and English magazines, selling his first photographs to a German museum in 1929. Kertész moved to New York in 1936 and worked for magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue and Look. He had an exclusive contract with Conde Nast publications from 1949 until 1962, after which he published a series of photography books that made him famous worldwide.

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Noémi Ferenczi

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
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Piet Mondrian

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
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Louis Tihanyi

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1926
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Countess Catherine Karolyi (née Andrassy)

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
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Princess Lucien Murat

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
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André Kertész

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1927
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Jean Lurçat

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1928
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Alexander Calder

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1929
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Maurice Maeterlinck

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1929
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Édouard Branly

by André Kertész
bromide print, 25 June 1930
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Marie Laurencin

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1930
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Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg

by André Kertész
bromide print, 1931
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