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New York, 1972

 

Credit Helen Levitt

 

Helen Levitt’s Street Photos Blend the Poetic With the Political

 

Examining the overlooked work of a photographer

whose images brought awareness to social issues.

NYT

Jan. 16, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/
lens/helen-levitts-street-photos-blend-the-poetic-with-the-political.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City, circa 1940

 

Helen Levitt's New York – in pictures

 

Brooklyn-born Helen Levitt was teaching art to children

when she bought a camera to document the chalk drawings

they were sketching on New York’s streets.

 

Her works were influential

but she struggled to make a living in her lifetime.

G

Fri 30 Nov 2018        07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/nov/30/
helen-levitt-new-york-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Levitt        USA        1913-2009

 

Award-winning

New York photographer

noted for street scenes

and social realism

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/
lens/helen-levitts-street-photos-blend-the-poetic-with-the-political.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/nov/30/
helen-levitt-new-york-in-pictures

 

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/
the-subway-portraits-of-helen-levitt

 

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/22/
the-streets-were-alive-levitt-was-there/

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2009/apr/03/
helen-levitt-obituary

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/30/
arts/design/30levitt.html

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/
story.php?storyId=102504602 - March 30, 2009

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2009/03/
helen_levitt.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/08/
books/capturing-little-dramas-with-click-helen-levitt-s-pictures-speak-for-themselves.html

 

https://www.npr.org/templates/
story/story.php?storyId=1136521 - January 17, 2002

 

https://www.npr.org/programs/atc/features/2002/jan/levitt/
020117.levitt.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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