Helen Levitt
1913–2009

Introduction

Helen Levitt (August 31, 1913 – March 29, 2009) was an American photographer and cinematographer. She was particularly noted for her street photography around New York City. David Levi Strauss described her as "the most celebrated and least known photographer of her time."

A retrospective exhibition of Levitt's work, In the Street, was shown at The Photographers' Gallery in London from October 2021 to February 2022.

Wikidata identifier

Q242849

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, cinematographer, photographer

ULAN identifier

500059803

Names

Helen Levitt

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