Street Photography To Surrealism Exhibition

Street Photography To Surrealism: The Golden Age of Photography in France, 1900-1945.

The exhibition Street Photography To Surrealism: The Golden Age of Photography in France 1900-1945 will be inaugurated on February 9th at the Pittsburgh Frick Museum.

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Frick Art & Historical Center is a cluster of museums and historical buildings located in Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and formed around the Frick family’s nineteenth-century residence known as “Clayton”.

It focuses on the interpretation of the life and times of Henry Clay Frick industrialist and art collector and photography lover.

Eugene Atget
Man Ray

This amazing exhibition features rare vintage prints from the golden age of French photography, 1900-1945.

Featuring 16 photographers working in and around France, Street Photography to Surrealism includes artists such as Eugène Atget, Ilse Bing, Brassaï, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Man Ray, who were foundational in spurring the rise of photography between the two world wars.

Man Ray
Eugene Atget

Street Photography to Surrealism exhibition illustrates how these masters of photography (many working with the miniature Leica) pushed the boundaries of art and visually defined the way we picture European city life in the first part of the 20th century.

Ilse Bing
Ilse Bing

Collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg.

Organized by art2art Circulating Exhibitions.

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Eugene Atget


Street Photography to Surrealism: The Golden Age of Photography in France, 1900-1945
Dates: February 9, 2019 – May 5, 2019
Location: The Frick Art Museum
Admission: Free Admission

Ilse Bing

Frick members will have the opportunity to be the first to experience the new exhibition, Street Photography to Surrealism, during this daylong, members-only preview at The Frick Art Museum Friday, February 8 10.00 am – 5.00 pm.

More info on the Frick Art Museum’s website.

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