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Saul Leiter
Early Color
HC 20,5 x 21 cm. 174 pp.
Steidl 2006

Although we think that, for example, there are some great images from Helen Levitt´s color work, we also think that with this book there is really some kind of break-through. We can see Leiter experimenting with color comparable to the way Eggleston does in Los Alamos, but also there are some fantastic pictures in a fities style similar to Robert Frank's work.

Die Fotos sind für Liebhaber der Farbfotografie eine Offenbarung!

"The lyricism and intensity of his vision come into fullest play in his eloquent handling of color unequaled by his contemporaries. Leiter's visual language of fragmentation, ambiguity, and contingency is evoked by these 100 subtle, painterly images that stretched the boundaries of photography in the second half of the 20th century." Mark Harrison -

 


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