Leon Levinstein : The Moment of Exposure

Shamis, Bob and Kozloff, Max. Leon Levinstein : The Moment of Exposure. Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada, 1995.

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Abstract (English)

Shamis presents a detailed biographical portrait of Levinstein (1933-1989), situating the photographer's images within the American documentary tradition. Kozloff commends the empathetic vision often absent from the majority of street photographers similarly engaged in representing New York City. Biographical notes. 39 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Shamis, Bob (Curator); Shamis, Bob (Author); Kozloff, Max (Author); Thomson, Shirley, L. (Prefacer)
Dossier: 420 - LEVINSTEIN, LEON
Collation: 110 p. : 75 ill. ; 30 x 23 cm
ISBN: 0888846401
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada
Artists: Levinstein, Leon
Critics / Curators / Historians: Shamis, Bob
Event Statement: Itinerary: 9 Feb. - 18 June 1995, National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa) ; 20 July - 17 Oct. 1995, Museum of Modern Art (New York) ; 3 Nov. 1995 - Jan. 1996, Nickle Arts Museum (Calgary).
Keywords: DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY; STREET PHOTOGRAPHY; JEWISH PHOTOGRAPHERS; PHOTO LEAGUE, The; GROSSMAN, SID; BRODOVITCH, ALEXEY; NEW YORK CITY
Notes:

Also published in French under the title: "Leon Levinstein : Le moment révélateur" (ISBN 088884641X).

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Date Deposited: 06 Mar 1995
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:48
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/8595
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