It is pointless to introduce cinematographer Stanley Kubrick, whose long career, punctuated by thirteen feature-length films, made cinematic history. His beginnings as a photographer at the end of the 1940s, on the other hand, are lesser-known, and the Museum of the City of New York is offering an exhibition of photographs dedicated to these few years when the young Kubrick worked for the press. Born in Manhattan in 1928 into a Jewish family originating from Central Europe, he spent his youth in the Bronx. A poor student, he little-frequented school and dreamed of becoming a jazz drummer. He devoted himself...
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