By (author) Martin Harrison
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Saul Leiter by Martin Harrison
Book DescriptionThis is a reprint of the immensely successful Early Color (2008), which presented Saul Leiter's remarkable body of color work to the public for the first time in book form. Although Edward Steichen had exhibited some of Leiter's color photography at the Museum of Modern Art in 1953, it remained virtually unknown to the world thereafter. Leiter moved to New York in 1946 to become a painter, yet through his friendship with Richard Pousette-Dart he quickly recognized the creative potential of photography. Leiter continued to paint, exhibiting with Philip Guston and Willem de Kooning, but the camera remained his ever-present means of recording life in the metropolis. None of Leiter's contemporaries, with the partial exception of Helen Levitt, assembled a comparable body of work: subtle, often abstract compositions of lyrical, eloquent color.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9783865211392
(202mm x 200mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: Germany
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Author Biography - Martin Harrison
Saul Leiter was born in Pittsburgh in 1923, the son of a rabbi. His work is in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Baltimore Museum of Art; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and other public and private collections.
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