Man reading newspaper to grizzly bear. Henri Cartier-Bresson. France. Nord. Lille. Bois de Boulogne, 1976. In 1931, Cartier-Bresson began to use a camera and to make photographs that reveal the influence of both Cubism and Surrealism—bold, flat planes, collage-like compositions, and spatial ambiguity—as well as an affinity for society’s outcasts and the back alleys where they lived and worked. Homme lisant le journal de l'ours grizzli. Henri Cartier-Bresson. France. Nord.