Brassai

What attracts the photographer is precisely the chance to penetrate inside phenomena, to uncover forms… He pursues them into their last refuges and surprises them at their most positive, their most material and true.

“What attracts the photographer is precisely the chance to penetrate inside phenomena, to uncover forms… He pursues them into their last refuges and surprises them … Read More

If you take your inspiration from nature, you don’t invent anything, because what you want to do is to interpret something. But still, everything passes throught your imagination. What you produce at the end is very different from the reality you started with.

“If you take your inspiration from nature, you don’t invent anything, because what you want to do is to interpret something. But still, everything passes … Read More

My images were surreal simply in the sense that my vision brought out the fantastic dimension of reality. My only aim was to express reality, for there is nothing more surreal than reality itself. If reality fails to fill us with wonder, it is because we have fallen into the habit of seeing it as ordinary.

“My images were surreal simply in the sense that my vision brought out the fantastic dimension of reality. My only aim was to express reality, … Read More

… we photographers are nothing but a pack of crooks, thieves and voyeurs. We are to be found everywhere we are not wanted; we betray secrets that were never entrusted to us; we spy shamelessly on things that are not our business; And end up the hoarders of a vast quantity of stolen goods.

“… we photographers are nothing but a pack of crooks, thieves and voyeurs. We are to be found everywhere we are not wanted; we betray … Read More

I don’t invent anything. I imagine everything… most of the time, I have drawn my images from the daily life around me. I think that it is by capturing reality in the humblest, most sincere, most everyday way I can, that I can penetrate to the extraordinary.

“I don’t invent anything. I imagine everything… most of the time, I have drawn my images from the daily life around me. I think that … Read More