The exhibition “Urban Lyricism” at the Point du Jour art center in Cherbourg is presenting a hundred works by American photographer Helen Levitt (1913-2009). Born in New York, Levitt remained attached to this city she practically never left that would become the subject of her photographs. From her beginnings in the early 1930’s to her last pictures, she relentlessly photographed the people of Brooklyn, Harlem, and the Lower East Side.
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