From the Louis Vuitton Editions Fashion Eye collection, the book New York, Saul Leiter offers a glimpse of fashion photography and street scenes by the New York photographer. At the heart of the book, twenty double pages reveal on thin paper the assignment given in 1989 by Rei Kawakubo for her magazine Six. At that time, the public and fashion have forgotten Saul Leiter. The early 1990s marked a turning point thanks to the obstinacy of the publisher and critic Martin Harrison. The Louis Vuitton editions elegantly honors Leiter as well as Harrison. In 1981, Saul Leiter was forced to close his […]
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