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  Rene Burri



Swiss, b.1933

Born in Zürich, René Burri studied composition, color and design at the School for Arts and Crafts in his hometown. Later on as he became a photographer, he also pursued his earlier interests in series of diary-like collages and by integrating writing, painting and photography.

From 1953-55 he worked as a documentary filmmaker and started using a Leica while he was in the military service. In 1955 he made contact with Magnum through Werner Bischof, and his first reportage on deaf-mute children was published in Life and other European magazines. more...

  
 
  Book:
Photographs
  Book:
Le Corbusier
  Book:
Dall' Angoscia Alla Speranza
  Book:
77 Strange Sensation
  Book:
Che Guevara
  Book:
Gauchos
  Book:
Die Deutschen (ed.1986)
  Book:
Les Allemands
   
  Book:
Luis Barragan
  Book:
Die Deutschen (ed.1999)
  Book:
Photo Poche
  Portfolio:
Du "Picasso"
  Book:
Cuba Y Cuba
  Book:
Ein Amerikanischer Traum
  Book:
One World