Brassaï

Photographer, Visual Artist

1899 – 1984

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Who was Brassaï?

Brassaï was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. In the early 21st century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and hundreds of drawings and other items from the period 1940–1984 has provided scholars with material for understanding his later life and career.

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Born
Sep 9, 1899
Brașov
Also known as
  • Brassai
  • Gyula Halász
  • Brassaï
Spouses
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Lived in
  • Paris
  • Brașov
Died
Jul 7, 1984
Nice

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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