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.
Over the course of five summers, Doug DuBois photographed teenagers living in public housing in a small Irish city of Cobh, depicting scenes of the kids drinking, carousing and coping with the boredom and restlessness that characterizes the period between childhood and adulthood. Photos from the project, published in his book My Last Day at... More ›
Photographer Dennis Morris filed a copyright infringement claim last week against appropriation artist Richard Prince in a Los Angeles federal court. The claim is the latest in a growing number of cases filed by photographers accusing Prince of stealing their photos for use as raw material for his artworks. Morris, who is based in Los... More ›
Sponsored by Duggal Visual Solutions The early 1960s were a chaotic time in American history: The Civil Rights movement was in full swing, and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 left the country deeply unsettled. Despite the unrest, it created an environment rich with photographic opportunities. And it was also a time... More ›