Title: René Burri: Brasilia
Burri, Edited by Arthur Rüegg
Publisher : Scheidegger
Year : 2011
ISBN-13 : 978-3858813077
Language : English, German
2010 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the inauguration of Brazil’s
capital Brasilia designed by architects Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer.
René Burri, an internationally celebrated Swiss-born photographer and
member of the legendary Magnum agency, visited the city for the first
time on a long journey around South America in 1958, when most of
Brasilia was a vast building site.
He returned many times over more
than thirty years, documenting the growth and development of this urban
Besides documenting the buildings in various stages of
completion, Burri took portraits of Niemeyer and his workers and
photographed Brasilia’s street scenes and people.
An exceptional document by an exceptional photographer.
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