Helen Levitt

ISBN: 9783868288971
Artist(s): Helen Levitt
Author(s): Duncan Forbes and Walter Moser
Format: hardback
Year published: 2 July 2020
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Total Pages: 232
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout


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Helen Levitt (1913 – 2009) numbers among the foremost exponents of street photography.

As a passionate observer and chronicler of everyday street life in New York, she spent decades documenting residents of the city’s poorer neighbourhoods such as Lower East Side and Harlem. Levitt’s oeuvre stands out for her sense of dynamics and surrealistic sense of humour, and her employment of colour photography was revolutionary: Levitt numbers among those photographers who pioneered and established colour as a means of artistic expression.

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