Silver Gelatine Print
24 x 30 cm
n° Open edition
Courtesy René Burri Estate / Magnum Photos / BILDHALLE
René Burri, born in Zurich in 1933, is known world-wide as one of the most important photographers of our times. His portrait of Che Guevara smoking a cigar became an icon. Series of pictures of Picasso, Le Corbusier and Brazilian architecture have also made an international impact. (( As a member of the Magnum Photos agency he has undertaken countless journeys to the scenes of world events.)) He has produced powerful pictorial reportages on historical events as well as everyday snapshots. Burri manages in his work to find pictorial metaphors for the state and conditions of our world.