Free Tuesday Program

Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Picturing the Modern Century: Henri Cartier-Bresson and His Decisive Moment Picturing the Modern Century: Henri Cartier-Bresson and His Decisive Moment

Date + Time

Tuesday, December 07, 2010
noon

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

O'Toole explains how Cartier-Bresson helped to define the creative potential of modern photography and photojournalism, and how his uncanny ability to capture life on the run made his work synonymous with "the decisive moment."

Participants

Erin O'Toole, assistant curator of photography, SFMOMA

Admission + Ticketing

Museum and program admission are free.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Hyères, France, 1932; gelatin silver print; collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York; © 2010 Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos, courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris