Monday, October 27, 2014

René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014)

René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014) was a Swiss photographer[2] known for his photos of major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century. He documented figures like Pablo Picasso and Che Guevara, as well as urban scenes and war:
 Rene Burri

 Rene Burri, Child, Liberia (1975)

 Rene Burri Title: Ministry of Health, (layout by architect Oscar Neimeyer) 
 René Burri’s iconic image that encapsulated the rapid rise of São Paulo
in Brazil as one of the world’s major industrialised cities, 1960 © René Burri/Magnum Photos 

 A prostitute standing at the entrance to a brothel frequented by GIs, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1973

Le corbusier & the dominican monks setting off to check out the progress of couvent de la tourette, eveux-sur-arbresle, france, 1963

 New York City, 1975
 Bicycle parking lot outside train station, Tokyo, Japan, 1980.
 Cheops Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt, 1962.
 Hall de la gare, stazione termini, Rome, Italie, 1956.
 Town of Baumholder, Sarre State, 1959.
 Café, West Berlin, Germany, 1964.
 Couple dining, Iran, 1960.

Child, Patrocínio, Brazil, 1977