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    Saul Leiter: Early Black and White (Hardback) By (author) Saul Leiter, By (author) Martin Harrison

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    DescriptionThe 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 photodocumentary, 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, Early Black and White shows the impressive range of Leiter's early photography.


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    Title
    Saul Leiter
    Subtitle
    Early Black and White
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Saul Leiter, By (author) Martin Harrison
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 52 mm
    Weight: 1,780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783865214133
    ISBN 10: 3865214134
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000
    LC classification: TR
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO004000
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    DC22: 770.92
    Libri: NEWA6030
    Thema V1.0: AJCD
    Publisher
    Steidl Publishers
    Imprint name
    Steidl Verlag
    Publication date
    15 August 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Gottingen
    Author Information
    Saul Leiter was born in Pittsburgh in 1923, the son of a rabbi. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, as well as in other public and private collections.