“In order to build a career and to be successful, one has to be determined. One has to be ambitious. I much prefer to drink coffee, listen to music and to paint when I feel like it.” – Saul Leiter, 1923-2013, American, photographer, painter, New York School of photography
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Leiter has made an enormous and unique contribution to photography. His abstracted forms and radically innovative compositions have a painterly quality that stands out among the work of his New York School contemporaries. Perhaps this is because Leiter has continued through the years to work as both a photographer and painter. His painterly sensibility reaches fruition in his painted photographs of nudes on which he has actually applied layers of gouache and watercolor.
Martin Harrison, editor and author of Saul Leiter Early Color,writes, “Leiter’s sensibility . . . placed him outside the visceral confrontations with urban anxiety associated…
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David, thanks for the reblog
Thank you as well!
That was an excellent image!
It was a creepy find. At first glance, I thought it was an actual horse’s head. It took a moment to realize it was taxidermy. Why someone would want to mount a horse’s head on a wall is beyond me. Anyway, thank you!
That’s the power of it – in a place you don’t expect. A whole story implied….how, why, who?. Powerful grist for the mind’s mill. Click on!