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© Helen Levitt.  New York, c. 1940.

Helen Levitt “In the street”

Helen Levitt was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1913. In the early 1930s she began her lifelong exploration of photography and film. Henri Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans were among the first artists to encourage and support her work and in 1938 she helped Evans make prints for his famous show American Photographs. As early as 1943 […]

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