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Preview: Pairs and Apples, Helen Levitt, Laurence Miller Gallery, NYC

Laurence Miller Gallery now has on exhibit one the best yet underappreciated to capture the NYC streets, Helen Levitt.

Laurence Miller Gallery presents HELEN LEVITT: PAIRS AND APPLES from June 14 – July 21. 

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Modernist Women's Literature and Photography

Lorraine Sim discusses how the women of modernism allow us to reimagine the ordinary and the everyday

What inspired you to write Ordinary Matters? 1,593 more words


Sunday, May 14th

like nobody else

Rev. Utah Smith (1906-1965), “Two Wings,” 1953



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Helen Levitt (1913-2009, MCOTD Hall of Fame), New York, c. 1940

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Photo of the Day: Helen Levitt, 1971

Helen Levitt’s 1970s color photos  resonate with a distinctive color palette, full of blue, turquoise, green and red hues. Her shots are of people, alive in their environment, rich in the structure of “ordinariness,” and not simply adornments found in a grey-hued urban landscape. 436 more words

Street Photography

Helen Levitt: "Why don't we let people look at pictures."

Helen Levitt (1913–2009), , ca. 1948 (2006.55.2)

School is good. Helen Levitt speaking at ICP on June 17th 1987 about learning photography in the 1930s and 40s by asking the person working at the photography store questions and learning by trial and error, and that printing is a matter of long experience. 156 more words

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Artist Profile: Helen Levitt (1913 -- 2009)

Born in Bensonhurt, Brooklyn, Helen Levitt was a self-taught photographer who dropped out of high school and went to work as a commercial artist.  She never stopped working, spending the next 60 years capturing some of the strongest and most memorable images of New York City street life.   9 more words