French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
In Southern California, a photographer has been documenting the stories of the jobless — the irony being that he himself was laid off at the end of 2008. Spencer Michels reports on the stories behind the unemployed. Continue reading