By BBC Sport’s Michael Regan and Anna-Louise PembertonA new era of photography began in the late 19th century with the publication of photographs that would become iconic, such as the famous “Greeks Are Coming!” poster.
But in the 20th century, photographers such as Paul Côté and Jacques Mignet created more sophisticated, abstract, and personal images.
Here are our top 10 photographers from the 20s to the 2060s.1.
Mignès Mignets Portrait, 1915The “Mignè” portrait of French artist Pierre Mignét was the first portrait to appear in a major newspaper, and it was a major turning point in the history of photography.
The portrait is often attributed to the French painter.
However, it is believed that the portrait is a photomontage created by Migné.2.
Georges Peretti, The Sunflower, 1925The “Sunflower” is a story of a young man who lives in a cabin and learns to use a camera.
This image of the Sunflower has become a symbol of the film movement.3.
Georgios Kallistos, The Little Black Book, 1931A portrait of a teenage boy, Kallists life and art is captured in a series of paintings called the Little Black Books.
In 1932, a young artist called Georgios Konstantinidis painted this work.4.
René Magritte, The Golden Cage, 1936Magritte’s portrait of young Parisian architect Claude Monet is the most famous portrait of Monet in modern history.
Magrittes story is told in a short film called The Golden Cage.5.
Pierre Fils de Koons, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, 1945A collection of his short films including The Wind Up Bird Chronicle and The Little Red Book is one of the most widely celebrated paintings in French art history.
The collection is one the highlights of the collection of paintings that Fils created in Paris during his lifetime.6.
Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Sorrows of Young London, 1951This is a portrait of Henri Cartiers mother.
In the film, the viewer is not aware of the age of the subject, only that she is an adult woman of a certain age.7.
Charles Bukowski, A Life in the Gutter, 1954This is one Bukowski’s most famous paintings.
It is a look into the lives of two young men living in the same street.8.
Henri Matisse, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 1960A portrait in which the painter looks like a ghost in his dressing room.9.
Jean-Luc Godard, Les Miserables, 1961This is another famous portrait, this time of a child in a house full of children.10.
Jean Giraud, Les Nêmes Miserantes, 1963This is the film version of Giraud’s famous short film The Last Laugh, which he made with his girlfriend Jean-Pierre, in which a small girl, dressed in a red dress, appears to be dancing in the background.