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The sad news is being  reported - and now confirmed by AP wire services - that Martine Franck, second wife of Henri Cartier-Bresson, and a Magnum photographer in her own right died yesterday afternoon. Franck was President of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation. There are some biographical details on the Magnum Photos website:

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Comment by Donald Stewart on August 19, 2012 at 16:38

That should have be "a retrospective".

Comment by Donald Stewart on August 19, 2012 at 16:36

Sad news indeed.  She was an outstanding photographer who will be sadly missed for her perceptive work. Hopefully the HCB Fondation will stage a rerospective of her work sometime soon.  Any excuse for a visit to Paris!!

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