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Steidl

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Clth, 8 x 8 in. / 158 pgs / 100 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2005 p. 13   

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ISBN 9783865211392 TRADE
List Price: $45.00 CDN $55.00

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Saul Leiter: Early Color

Introduction by Martin Harrison.

This 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, but 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.
PRAISE AND REVIEWS

The New York Review of Books

Michael Greenberg

Leiter's color photography offers its own version of chance: an attunement to the visual masterpieces that can be found in almost every urban instant.

Saul Leiter: Early Color

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Saul Leiter: In My Room

SAUL LEITER: IN MY ROOM

Foreword by Robert Benton.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958291034 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Saul Leiter: Early Black and White

SAUL LEITER: EARLY BLACK AND WHITE

Introduction by Martin Harrison.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783865214133 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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