Cartier-Bresson Exhibit Tells Stories in Decisive Moments


CHICAGO, IL (AP).- Henri Cartier-Bresson famously said a good photograph captures the “decisive moment,” but the comment is often misunderstood. Cartier-Bresson, who traveled the globe shooting many of the 20th century’s major events, was less interested in capturing an incident than in using photographs to convey its significance, curators of a new retrospective of his work said. When Cartier-Bresson documented refugees coming to the United States after World War Two, he focused his camera not on their arrivals, but on a mother and son embracing as they reunited. His photos of Gandhi’s funeral in 1948 show a nation’s sorrow at losing the leader as mourners crowd in front of his