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KERTÉSZ -- PARIS PHOTOGRAPHS
Cutting down from a larger image was Kertész's way of purifying and abstracting the subject without interfering with the integrity of the photographic medium.
SANDRA PHILLIPS from Of Paris and New York
Gallotti, 'La Photographie est-elle un art? -- Kertész', L'Art vivant, No.5, 1 March 1929, p.208 (fig.1); Edwards, 'A Note or Two on Music', The Argus, March 1929, p.12; Photographie, 1930, p.48; 'Lectures', Art et Médecine, No.4, January 1931, p.38; Phillips, Photographic Work of Kertész in France, CUNY, 1985, no.1928.6; Phillips et al., André Kertész: Of Paris and New York, Thames & Hudson, 1985, p.156, no.60; Borhan (ed.) André Kertész: Ma France, La Manufacture, 1990, p.122; Borhan (ed.), André Kertész: His Life and Work, Little, Brown & Co., 1994, p.151; André Kertész: Photographien 1925-1936, Schirmer/Mosel, 1995, pl.46.