André Kertész

(American/Hungarian, 1894–1985)

after school in the tuileries, paris by andré kertész

André Kertész

After school in the Tuileries, Paris, 1928

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aux halles, paris by andré kertész

André Kertész

Aux Halles, Paris, 1928

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broken plate by andré kertész

André Kertész

Broken Plate, 1929

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chairs of paris by andré kertész

André Kertész

Chairs of Paris, 1927

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chez mondrian, paris by andré kertész

André Kertész

Chez Mondrian, Paris, 1926

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december 12, 1979 by andré kertész

André Kertész

December 12, 1979, 1979

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Biography

Timeline

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

Public Collections

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Amherst Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

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