(1910 - 2009)
Willy Ronis was active/lived in France. Willy Ronis is known for magazine photography, city life genre, children.
Biography Willy Ronis
"The Photographer Who Saw Paris With His Heart in His Eyes." by Agnes C. Poirier, April 27, 2018, The New York Times, Art & Design section.
PARIS — Until his death in 2009 at age 99, the French photographer Willy Ronis was listed in the phone book. Anyone could call him, and the door of his modest apartment in a quiet part of the working-class 20th Arrondissement of Paris was open to all: young photographers, admirers and strangers who recognized themselves in his pictures. The man who addressed everyone with the informal French “tu” was one of the last humanist photographers of the Paris school, alongside Robert Doisneau, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Sabine Weiss.
The first major retrospective of his work in 10 ye
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