Henri Cartier-Bresson


Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

73 Belford Road, Edinburgh

6 August to 23 October 2005


This exhibition features photos, drawings and scrapbooks from Cartier-Bresson's fifty year career. 

The National Galleries of Scotland have provided the following press release for the exhibition:

Advert on the side of a bus in Edinburgh

Advert for Cartier -Bresson exhibition on the side of a bus  - November 2005

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson is without doubt one of the most celebrated photographers of all time.

This comprehensive retrospective, the largest ever staged in Britain, has been organised by the Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris and features more than 200 photographs. 

The Dean Gallery is the only UK venue for this world tour which is sure to be an unforgettable day out.


Photographic Competition

'A Day in the Life of Scotlandí

20 August 2005

The National Galleries of Scotland and The Scottish Sun newspaper are organising a competition in association with the Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibition.

Entrants are asked to capture a decisive moment in 'A Day in the Life of Scotlandí.  Each entrant may submit one photograph, to be taken between 12.01am and 11.59pm on Saturday 20 August 2005.

Twenty winners will be chosen.  Their prints will be exhibited in the
Dean Gallery in September and October, during the Cartier-Bresson exhibition and will be published in the Scottish Sun in September. 

Each  will  receive a commemorative book featuring their work and one will receive  £600 worth of photographic equipment.

Further details of the competition will be published in the Scottish Sun during August and can be found on the Edinburgh Photographic Society web site.