10 episodes

Disputed borders, refugees, charismatic leaders, assassinations—the India of the mid-century does not sound so distant from the world today. It was a time and place captured expertly and in great depth by the pioneering photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004). This audio tour features Curator Beth Citron discussing Henri Cartier-Bresson's masterful approach to photography and capturing both everyday and pivotal moments in history during his trips to India.

Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame Rubin Museum of Art

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Disputed borders, refugees, charismatic leaders, assassinations—the India of the mid-century does not sound so distant from the world today. It was a time and place captured expertly and in great depth by the pioneering photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004). This audio tour features Curator Beth Citron discussing Henri Cartier-Bresson's masterful approach to photography and capturing both everyday and pivotal moments in history during his trips to India.

    501 Introduction to Henri Carter-Bresson: India in Full Frame

    501 Introduction to Henri Carter-Bresson: India in Full Frame

    • 2 min
    502 A refugee camp for 300,000 people

    502 A refugee camp for 300,000 people

    • 49 sec
    503 The Rangwala Retail and Wholesale Cloth Market

    503 The Rangwala Retail and Wholesale Cloth Market

    • 1 min
    504 Preparing for a Launch at the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station, Housed in a Former Church

    504 Preparing for a Launch at the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station, Housed in a Former Church

    • 1 min
    505 Gandhi dictates a message, just after breaking his fast

    505 Gandhi dictates a message, just after breaking his fast

    • 2 min
    506 Crowds Wait to Pay Last Respects as Gandhi’s Funeral Cortege Approaches the Cremation Ground

    506 Crowds Wait to Pay Last Respects as Gandhi’s Funeral Cortege Approaches the Cremation Ground

    • 2 min

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