Distortion #128, 1933
Paper: 9 15/16 x 8 inches
ProvenanceDirect from the Estate of Andre Kertesz, New York
Photographer André Kertész (1894-1985) was born Kertész Andor in Budapest, Hungary. As a child, he’d rummage in his uncle’s attic through piles of old German and Hungarian illustrated magazines. He started to develop his passion and eye for photography while working as a Budapest stock exchange clerk; he purchased his first camera and made his first photograph in 1912 ....