Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson
Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Masters of Photography: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 7–8PM


Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson
Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson

French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson was considered a master of candid photography. He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment. Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in 1947, along with Robert Capa, David Seymour, William Vandivert and George Rodger.


The Masters of Photography Lecture Series

You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening talk and presentation celebrating the life and work of some of the most influential practitioners in the history of photography. This photography lecture series The Masters of Photography will use the best possible reproductions and an interactive format and is intended for both the newcomer and the curious expert looking to contribute.

See you there!


Presenter Bio

A seasoned traveler and fine art photographer, Jeffrey Martz earned his MFA in photography from Utah State University in 1997. He has taught photography, bookbinding, and art history for over 20 years, and currently teaches at Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, CA.