A moment of “quiet humanity” from Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter’s photographs capture bits and pieces of midcentury New York’s muted beauty—as seen here in 1957’s Phone Call.

Martin Harrison, the editor and author of the wonderful Saul Leiter Early Color, wrote, “He sought out moments of quiet humanity in the Manhattan maelstrom, forging a unique urban pastoral from the most unlikely of circumstances.”

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3 Responses to “A moment of “quiet humanity” from Saul Leiter”

  1. nycedges Says:

    “muted beauty” what a perfect description of Leiter’s photography!

  2. Out Walking the Dog Says:

    Dream-like.

  3. Sister Morphine Says:

    wow

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