Helen levitt

Explore the captivating world of Helen Levitt's photography and experience the raw beauty of everyday moments. Discover her iconic images that immortalize the spirit of the streets.
Films, Vivian Maier, Vintage, York, People, Helen Levitt, Documentary Photography, Society, Great Photographers

Helen Levitt was one of this century’s great photographers. Were I to say this about her great friend Walker Evans, it would seem like a tautology, rather like saying that Shakespeare was an important writer. Readers can judge for themselves why this should be the case, why one should need to say this about Helen.

Tamara Aelbrecht
Subway Photography by Helen Levitt 1970s, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Prado, Eugene Richards, New York Street, Helen Levitt, New York, New York Subway

Photographer Helen Levitt chronicled the NYC in the 1970s through her candid subway photography. The black and white photos are a discreet look at the everyday folks who rode the subway, from canoodling couples to those lost in thought. What's clear from these images is that the subway is a stage.

Lonni Tanner
Street Photography, New York Photos, Famous Photographers, Helen Levitt, Photographer, Street Photo, Celebrities Then And Now, Photographs, Lower East Side

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