André Kértsz: The Quintessential Photographer

Kértesz photographed in 1982 in New York City

If I were asked to make the claustrophobic choice of picking only one photographer’s work to keep with me forever as a source of inspiration and imagery, André Kertész’s work would be it. All right … I’d have a hard time ruling out a lot of photographers like Helen Levitt, Mary Ellen Mark or Josef Koudelka, but in the end, Kertész would be the one. But why him? Because he did everything when it comes to…