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André Kertész    (American/Hungarian, 1894-1985)

 André Kertész - Boulevard de la Madleine (Photographs) h: 3.8 x w: 4.8 in / h: 9.7 x w: 12.2 cm
André Kertész
Boulevard de la Madleine 1926
 
 André Kertész - Cheese Racks, Paris (Photographs) h: 9.5 x w: 7.1 in / h: 24.1 x w: 18 cm
André Kertész
Cheese Racks, Paris
 
 André Kertész - Pigeon in Snow, Wheel in Background (Photographs) h: 3.4 x w: 2.1 in / h: 8.6 x w: 5.3 cm
André Kertész
Pigeon in Snow, Wheel in Background circa 1950
 
 André Kertész - Portrait of Mlle Jaffe (Photographs) h: 4 x w: 2.2 in / h: 10.2 x w: 5.6 cm
André Kertész
Portrait of Mlle Jaffe 1927
 
 André Kertész - Rockefeller Center (Photographs) h: 9.1 x w: 6.5 in / h: 23.1 x w: 16.5 cm
André Kertész
Rockefeller Center 1937
 
 André Kertész - Satiric Dancer (Photographs) h: 10 x w: 8 in / h: 25.4 x w: 20.3 cm
André Kertész
Satiric Dancer
 
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Biography
1894 Born in Budapest, Hungary
1912 Bought his first camera while working as a clerk at the Budapest Stock Exchange
1925 Moved to Paris
1933 - 1936 Published three books of his own photographs
1936 Immigrated to United States and settled in New York
1974 Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship
1985 Died in New York, NY

Exhibitions
2010 Discoveries, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
Re-Collection: Works from the collection of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO
CITY VIEWS: André Kertész, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
2009 - 2010 Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography and Paris, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
2009 André Kertész: On Reading, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
André Kertész: In the Depths of Winter, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
2007 - 2008 André Kertész: Seven Decades, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
2007 The Polaroids, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
2005 The Early Years, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
André Kertész, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2004 André Kertész, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2003 André Kertész: The New York Period 1936 - 1985, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
1985 André Kertész: Of Paris and New York, Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
Printemps, Tokyo, Japan
1982 André Kertész, Master of Photography, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
1980 Is Beauty the Making One of Opposites?-Photography, Terrain Gallery, New York, NY
1979 André Kertész, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
1978 André Kertész, The Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, WA
1977 André Kertész, Musée National d'Art Moderne du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1972 Valokuvamuseon, Helsinki, Finland
1971 Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
1967 All Art Is For Life & Against the War in Vietnam, Terrain Gallery, New York, NY
The Concerned Photographer, Riverside Museum, New York, NY; Tokyo, Japan
1964 André Kertész, Photographer, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1963 Modernage Photo Lab, New York, NY
André Kertész, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
1946 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1942 Image of Freedom, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1937 Photography 1839–1937, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
P M Gallery, New York, NY
Pioneers of Modern French Photography, Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY
1936 Exposition Internationale de la Photographie Contemporaine, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
1935 Galerie de la Pléiade, Paris, France
1934 Leleu's Studio, Paris, France
Groupe Annuel des Photographes, Galerie de la Pléiade, Paris, France
Exposition de la société des artistes photographes, Studio Saint-Jacques, Paris, France
The Modern Spirit in Photography and Advertising, The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, London, UK
1933 Deuxieme Exposition Internationale de la Photographie et Cinema, Brussels, Belgium
Groupe Annuel des Photographes, Galerie de la Pléiade, Paris, France
The Modern Spirit in Photography, The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, London, UK
1932 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Internationale de la Photographie, Brussels, Belgium
Modern European Photography, Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY
International Photographers, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Modern Photography, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Museum Fokwang, Essen, Germany
1931 Deuxieme Groupe de Photographes, d'Art Contemporain Gallery, Paris, France
Neue Sportbauten, Graphische Lehr-und Versuchsanstaldt, Vienna, Austria
An Exhibition of Foreign Photography, The Art Center, New York, NY
1930 Das Lichtbild, Essen, Germany; Munich, Germany
Photographies d'aujourd'hui, d'Art Contemporain Gallery, Paris, France
1929 Fotografie der Gegenwart, Essen, Germany
Der Intenational Ausstellung von Film and Foto, Stuttgart, Germany
1928 III Salon International de Fotografie, Saragossa, Spain
XXIII Salon International de Fotografie, Paris, France
Premiere Salon Independant de la Photographie, Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France
Exposition de Photographie, Galerie L'Epoque, Brussels, Belgium
Internationale Foto-Salon, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1927 Au Sacre du Printemps Gallery, Paris, France

Literature
2010 Frizot, Michel and Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq. André Kertész. Paris: Editions, Hazan, 2010
2008 Sallenave, Daniele. André Kertész (Photofile). London: Thames & Hudson, 2008
2007 Gurbo, Robert. André Kertész: The Polaroids. New York: W.W. Norton, 2007
2005 Gossage, John, Martin Parr and Sylvia Plachy. André Kertész: Observations, Thoughts, Reflections. Chicago: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2005
Greenough, Sarah, Robert Gurbo and Sarah Kennel. André Kertész. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005
Silverstein, Bruce. André Kertész: The Early Years. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005
2000 Borhan, Pierre. André Kertész: His Life and Work. New York: Bulfinch Press, 2000
1982 Corkin, Jane. André Kertész: A Lifetime of Perception. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1982
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