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Saul Leiter: Early Color

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published January 15th 2006 by Steidl Dap
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Bill
Jul 27, 2015 Bill rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
Im not sure how I missed this work all these years. Absolutely beautiful photos; a totally different approach to street photography than I've ever seen. Leiter extracts color, shape, dimension, energy from the prosaic scenes he photographed. The use of color was historically breakthrough as well.
Brian
Jun 09, 2016 Brian rated it it was amazing
i've totally fallen in love with saul leiter's work the last few weeks. his color might be a bit better than his monochrome, but all is brilliant regardless.
Peterk
Nov 29, 2011 Peterk rated it it was amazing
Shelves: photography
Finally managed to get hold of this book, it has been sold out for a while but Amazon.fr all of a sudden had 4 extra copies available at a very reasonable price. I was impressed by Leiter's exhibition in Antwerp's Gallery 54 already and now equally by his 'paintings' in this book. The colour palette is an integral part of the images, many of which seem trivial at first until one digs deeper. Well recommended!
Barry Stoch
Feb 04, 2016 Barry Stoch rated it it was ok
Shelves: photography
I have enjoy some of Saul Leiter's work and this is the second time I have taken a stab at this book.
Print quality of images were poor and images are very small. I know a lot of folks have found Saul's street work to be inspirational but for the most part I'm not in the camp. I much prefer the early colour work of Fred Herzog
Cliff Hare
Jul 23, 2013 Cliff Hare rated it it was amazing
Simultaneously evocative and alienating with strange intersections of reflections, fragments and objects without context - these images could be used to illustrate a Robert Chambers story. Subtly disturbing.
Stephan
Jan 23, 2009 Stephan rated it it was amazing
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Haven't seen this one recently - but have coveted it since I didn't buy it years ago. I want. Looking forward to the Photofile book on him to come out soon.
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