Saul Leiter: Early Color
Although Edward Steichen exhibited some of Saul Leiter's color photographs at The Museum of Modern Art in 1953, for 40 years afterward they remained virtually unknown to the art world. Saul Leiter: Early Color provides the first opportunity to see a comprehensive presentation of images by one of photography's great originals. Leiter moved to New York in 1946 intending to b...more
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published November 21st 2008 by Steidl Publishing
(first published January 15th 2006)
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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!