(Hungarian, 1894-1985) As one of the first to see the potential in using a small, hand-held camera, Kertész, born Andor Kertész in Hungary, helped define modern photojournalism. His first photos were published while he was in the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I. His work, often subtle, is taken from unorthodox angles and reveals unexpected details, ephemeral moments, and whimsical beauty. In 1937, Kertész came to New York, where he began working for a number of publications, including Vogue. Throughout the 1950s, he worked continuously for Condé Nast, mainly photographing interiors for House & Garden. He has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, including a 1964 show at MoMA New York, and received a number of awards, including the New York City Mayor's Award in 1977 and the gold medal at the Venice Biennale in 1963.
Published July 1, 1955
André Kertész photographed the Connecticut residence of Mr. and Mrs. Lee A. Ault for the July 1955 House & Garden. The house, designed by Eliot Noyes, features this covered pool terrace perfect for summer bathing.
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