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André Kertész

Qualifications
photographer
Nationality/school
Hungarian, American
emigrated to the United States in 1936
Born
Boedapest 1894-07-02
Deceased
New York City 1985-09-27
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son of Liopot and Ernestine Kertész; brother of Imre and Eugenio
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Active in
  • Boedapest
    graduated from business college in 1912; worked as a clerk at the stock exchange; started to use an ICA box camera; first photograph in 1912; entered the Austro-Hungarian army in 1914, released in 1918 after injury in 1915; publication of first photographs in 1917
  • Parijs 1925 - 1936
    freelance photographer
  • New York City 1936 - 1985
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photojournalism
Entered on: 1995-12-21; Modification on: 2018-06-11

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