Artist Saul Leiter, who spent decades working in relative obscurity before his talents as a pioneering color photographer came to light, died Tuesday in New York City. He was 89 years old.
An unassuming man who shunned attention, Leiter photographed on the streets of New York, mostly within a few blocks of his East Village apartment. Using rich layering and swaths of beautiful color, Leiter induced moments of quietude and reflection amid the bustle and chaos of New York City street life.
Irish photographer Richard Mosse, who won the 2017 Prix Pictet prize in May for his thermographic images of refugee camps, says he was arrested last Thursday on the Greek island of Chios while working on a project documenting refugees, The Art Newspaper reports. Mosse says he was on the island to film an episode of... More ›
Update: On Friday, June 16, the family of Khadija Saye confirmed the photographer was among those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14. Khadija Saye, a London photographer whose work is currently on view in the Venice Biennale, is among the people missing after a fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower apartment building in... More ›
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