Stock Image
Saul Leiter (Signed): Saul Leiter, Vince Aletti, Adam Harrison Levy, Carrie Springer, Margit Erb, ... Saul Leiter (Signed): Saul Leiter, Vince Aletti, Adam Harrison Levy, Carrie Springer, Margit Erb, ...

Saul Leiter (Signed)

Saul Leiter, Vince Aletti, Adam Harrison Levy, Carrie Springer, Margit Erb, Rolf Nobel, Ulrich Rüter

53 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 3868282580 / ISBN 13: 9783868282580
Published by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Heidelberg, 2012
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Rob Warren Books (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since September 21, 2010

Quantity Available: 1

About this Item

Signed by Mr. Leiter. This collection, published to mark the first major retrospective of Leiter's work, features for the first time, in addition to his early black and white and colour images, his fashion photography, the overpainted nudes, as well as his paintings and sketchbooks. Publishers wrap around slip case. An excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # 003142

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Saul Leiter (Signed)

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Heidelberg

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Saul Leiter (b. 1923 in Pittsburgh) has only in recent years received his due as one of the great pioneers of color photography. This can perhaps be attributed to the fact that Leiter saw himself for a long time mainly as a painter.

After coming to New York in 1946, he exhibited alongside abstract expressionists like Willem de Kooning before beginning in the late 1940s to take photographs. Like Robert Frank or Helen Levitt, he found his motifs on the streets of New York, but at the same time was visibly interested in abstraction. Edward Steichen was one of the first to discover Leiter's photography, showing it in the 1950s in two important exhibitions at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Back then color photography was regarded as "low art," fit only for advertising. Leiter accordingly worked primarily as a fashion photographer, for magazines such as Esquire and Harper's Bazaar. Nearly forty years would go by before his extraordinary artistic color photography was rediscovered.

This book, published to mark the first major retrospective of Leiter's work anywhere in the world, features for the first time, in addition to his early black and white and color images, his fashion photography, the overpainted nudes, as well as his paintings and sketchbooks.

About the Author:

Brigitte Woischnik is owner of the agency Foto Factory in Munich, Germany. She has co-curated important photo exhibitions like "Lillian Bassman and Paul Himmel" for the Museum Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany.

Ingo Taubhorn is photographer and since 2006 curator at the House of Photography at Museum Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany.

Saul Leiter (born 1923 in Pittsburg, PA) is an American photographer and painter whose early work in the 1940s and 1950s was an important contribution to what came to be recognized as The New York School of photographers.

Vince Aletti (born 1945) is an American music journalist and photography critic. He was the art editor of the Village Voice from 1994 to 2005 and the paper’s photo critic for twenty years. Today he reviews photography exhibitions for The New Yorker’s "Goings on About Town" section.

Adam Harrison Levy is a writer and freelance documentary film producer and director. For the past 15 years, he has worked on a wide range of historical and arts films, primarily for the BBC. He teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Rob Warren Books, formerly Skyline Books NYC. buys and sells literary first editions, signed editions and art and photography books. We do Books. Rare and Well-Done. By Appointment only

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're
dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't
arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed
your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact
us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
Rob warren Books, inc.
629 East fifth street. NY. NY. 1000...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Domestic shipping is via U.S. USPS Media Mail. $5.00 per item, $1.00 for each additional item. Our preferred method of shipping internationally is through USPS air mail. Please note when choosing economy international shipping your order will arrive within 4 to 6 weeks. If you have special shipping requests please email us, or note it in the comment section when you order through the ABE website.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash