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Louis Faurer


Louis Faurer (August 28, 1916 – March 2, 2001) was an American candid or street photographer. He was a quiet artist who never achieved the broad public recognition that his best-known contemporaries did; however, the significance and caliber of his work were lauded by insiders, among them Robert Frank, William Eggleston, and Edward Steichen, who included his work in the Museum of Modern Art exhibitions In and Out of Focus (1948) and The Family of Man (1955).

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Born 28 August 1916. From 1937 to ca. 1969, Faurer worked as a photographer for fashion and commercial publications. From 1969 to ca. 1975, Faurer lived in Europe. Faurer became an instructor at the Parson's School of Design, New York City, New York.


Artist, lecturer, photographer

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Louis Faurer, Louis Fourer

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