Thursday, April 25, 2013

George Brassaï

George Brassaï was the pseudonym of Gyula Halász, a Hungarian photographer who did most of his work in France. His photos of the underbelly of Parisian life capture the essence of its joys and sorrows.

 A la Cabane Cubaine, Montmartre, ca. 1932

 An English girl in her dressing room at the Folies-Bergère, 1932

 Bal Musette

 Brouillard, Avenue de l'Observatoire, 1934

 Chairs in the Luxembourgh Gardens in Winter, Paris, 1953

 Couple at Bal Nègre, rue Blomet, 1932

 Couples dancing

 Dali and his wife Gala
[note reflection of the photographer at left]
Girl playing snooker

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