Saul Leiter : early black and white

Max Kozloff (author), Jane Livingston (author)

Saul Leiter : early black and white

The distinctive iconography of Saul Leiters 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 from the photo-documentary, Leiters imagery was more shaped by his highly individual reactions to the people and places he encountered. Like a Magic Realist with a camera, Leiter a
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Saul Leiter : early black and white / Max Kozloff ; with an additional essay by Jane Livingston
Max Kozloff Jane Livingston
Göttingen: Steidl, 2014
2 dl. : ill.
9783865214133 (hardback)
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761.2 (SISO) Fotografen ; Fotografen (ZIZO)

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About Max Kozloff

Max Kozloff (born 1933) is an American art historian, art critic of modern art and photographer. He has been art editor at The Nation, and Executive Editor of Artforum. His essay "American Painting During the Cold War" is of particular importance to the criticism on American Abstract Expressionism.

Kozloff received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968 and an Infinity Award for Writing from the International Center of Photography in 1990.

Early life and education

Kozloff was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1953. Between 1954 and 1956 he served in the U.S. Army, before returning to the University of Chicago for his M.A. degree in 1958. He joined New York University's Institute of Fine Arts in 1959 to pursue a Ph.D. degree, and was subsequently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for 1962–1963.


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