Introduction by Vicki Goldberg.

This book brings together the most beautiful images taken by Jacques-Henri Lartigue over the years 1910 to 1930. It retraces the itinerary of a man who was drawn above all to the immediate and the everyday, illuminating them with a mischievous and impish outlook filled with childlike jubilation.

As Vicki Goldberg puts it, 'Lartigue mastered a specifically photographic vision that had already cropped up from time to time, but that had never been explicitly defined or elaborated as a style per se. This style – concerned above all with the immediate, the unstable and the unbalanced – was also sharpened by Lartigue’s childlike jubilation and by the century’s inventions.'

  • Collection : Maestro
  • Publication Date : 12/10/1998
  • 30 x 29 cm, Relié (cousu), 288 pages
  • Price : 30,00 EUR
  • ean : 9782097541994

About the artist

Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) learned photography from his father from the age of six. He photographed his (...)

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