Mondrian’s Glasses and Pipe, Paris, 1926 © Estate of André Kertész

Mondrian’s Glasses and Pipe, Paris, 1926 © Estate of André Kertész

André Kertész has two qualities that are essential for a great photographer : an insatiable curiosity about the world, about people, and about life, and a precise sense of form.

-Brassai

Arm with Fan, New York, 1937 © André Kertész

Arm with Fan, New York, 1937 © André Kertész

Martinique, 1972 © André Kertész

Martinique, 1972 © André Kertész

The Heron, 1969 © André Kertész

The Heron, 1969 © André Kertész

The moment always dictates in my work….Everybody can look, but they don’t necessarily see….I see a situation and I know that it’s right.

-André Kertész

Disappearing Act, 1955 © André Kertész

Disappearing Act, 1955 © André Kertész