Person - Brassaï (1899-1984)

Brassaï (1899-1984)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Brassaï (1899-1984)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Romania  1899-09-09 - 1984-07-08

History:

Brassaï was a Hungarian photographer knwon for his works about Paris. He used to walk at night in the streets of Paris, taking pictures of them in a way that, as he used to say, he captured the beauty of the nights of Paris under the rain and the fog. His real name was Gyula Halász, but he became famous with pseudonym "Brassaï", that means "from Brasov". He lived in the intelectual environment of Paris and took pictures of many of his artists friends like Slavador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse or Alberto Giacometti. He also made the movie "Tant qu'il aura des bêtes" (1956), which won the prize for most original film in Cannes Festival.

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Romania in 1899-09-09

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Niza (Alpes Marítimos, Francia) in 1984-07-08

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Related Authorities

Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989)  ( He/She is friend with )

Associative relations :

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973)  ( He/She is friend with )

External Links

Catálogo de Autoridades:

LIBRIS

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a

Documents

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