Originally Posted by chip j
HCB did NOT do his own printing, but had a guy in a Paris lab do it for him for a very long time. He did not really care about print quality, I've read and the prints are supposed to be lackluster.
I saw his show at SF MOMA a couple of years ago and the prints were not bad, but not stunning either. Some were too big for my taste. Grainy not in a good way. He's a masterful photographer though.
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