- An overview of the career of one of the most important and influential photographers in the history of the medium, Andre Kertesz (1894-1985)
- A Hungarian who worked in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, he was mentor to pioneer photographers such as Capa, Brassai and Cartier-Bresson
- An intuitive artist with an innovative visual language of playful humour and surrealism, and a pioneer of 'spontaneous"--imagery, his influence and importance within the field cannot be underestimated
- Introductory essay by Noel Bourcier, the leading expert on Kertesz
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