Brassai, Salvador Dali and Gala, in their Paris apartment. Brassai, can be seen in the mirror, 1932.
Brassaï (Gyula Halász) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. In 1924, Brassaï moved to Paris to live, where he would stay for the rest of his life. To learn the French language, he began teaching himself by reading the works of Marcel Proust. Living among the gathering of young artists in the Montparnasse quarter, he took a job as a journalist… […]