Amazing Party Photos From the 1920s

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Lilyan Tashman is the center of attention at the wild party exuberantly staged by Ernst Lubitsch in “So This Is Paris,” screening March 12 at Film Forum, 1926 via

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The Bright Young Things, Impersonation Party, 1927: Among the revellers are Cecil Beaton (back left), Tallulah Bankhead (front right), Elizabeth Ponsonby (in black hat), and (front row left) Stephen Tennant as Queen Marie of Romania via

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Andre Kertesz-A Picnic Party in Bois e Boulogne, Paris, 1929 via

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Party girls, 1928 via

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Vintage Photos of Colette by André Kertész (1930)

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

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Colette by André Kertész, 1930 via

Beautiful Vintage Photos of 1920s Paris by André Kertész

André Kertész (1894 – 1985), born Kertész Andor, was a Hungarian-born photographer known for his groundbreaking contributions to photographic composition and the photo essay.

In the early years of his career, his then-unorthodox camera angles and style prevented his work from gaining wider recognition.

Today he is considered one of the seminal figures of photojournalism.

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André Kertész, “Latin Quarter,” Paris, 1926 via

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André Kertész – A Window on the Quai Voltaire, Paris, 1928 via

 

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André Kertész ”Carnival, Paris (woman reading behind stage)” 1926 Gelatin silver print 10 3/4 x 13 inches © Courtesy Estate of André Kertész/Higher Pictures 2007 via

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André Kertész, My Friends at Cafe du Dome, 1928 via

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André Kertész Untitled (La fontaine de la Place de la Concorde), Paris, 1925 via