September 13, 2009

French Photographer Willy Ronis dies at 99

Filed under: News — Tags: , — xtalfu @ 11:34 am

Willy Ronis passed away on Sept. 12th.

With Robert Doisneau, he was one of the most prominent representatives of the so-called humanist school of photography. He became the first French photographer to work for Life.

He will remain famous for his black and white scenes of Paris streets, of Provence and his nudes.

Willy Ronis - Les Amoureux de la Bastille - 1957

One of the most famous pictures of Willy Ronis - Les Amoureux de la Bastille - Paris - 1957

More about Willy Ronis

A selection of pictures on Artnet
The Willy Ronis page in Wikipedia


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