Thursday, 4 August 2005

Discovering Brassaï

'Just as night birds and nocturnal animals bring a forest to life when its daytime fauna fall silent and go to ground, so night in a large city brings out of its den an entire population that lives its life completely under cover of darkness.'
Brassaï ― Source: 'In the Dark ― Photography for night owls'

Looking in a book about surrealist artists in Paris, several photos taken by Brassaï caught my interest. It turns out he is very famous, and quite a few of his wonderful black-and-white works can be found on The Net; I've included a couple of examples.
Read more about this great photographer

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