Saul Leiter: Early Black and White by Saul LeiterSaul Leiter: Early Black and White by Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter: Early Black and White

PhotographerSaul LeiterIntroduction byMartin Harrison

Hardcover | October 31, 2009

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The distinctive iconography of Saul Leiter's early black-and-white photographs stems from his profound response to the dynamic street life of New York City in the late 1940s and 50s. While this technique borrowed aspects of the photo-documentary, Leiter's imagery was more shaped by his highly individual reactions to the people and places he encountered. Like a Magic Realist with a camera, Leiter absorbed the mystery of the city and poignant human experiences. Together with Early Color, also published by Steidl, the two volumes comprising Early Black and White show the impressive range of Leiter's early photography.
Martin Harrison is widely regarded as the leading authority on the art of fashion photography. His previous books include Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945 (1991), David Bailey: Birth of the Cool (1999), Lillian Bassman (1997), Patrick Demarchalier: Exposing elegance (1998), and numerous others. Harrison works and resides in ...
Title:Saul Leiter: Early Black and WhiteFormat:HardcoverDimensions:388 pages, 8.4 × 8.3 × 2 inPublished:October 31, 2009Publisher:SteidlLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3865214134

ISBN - 13:9783865214133