What is left when everything is gone? In 2016, François Halard visited the late American painter and photographer Saul Leiter’s almost empty apartment in the East Village, three years after his passing, in 2013. He took photographs of the decrepit walls, the empty closet, and of what Saul Leiter had left behind. Saul Leiter’s work was deeply connected to the East Village, the neighborhood he lived in for over fifty five years. His sometimes abstract, always soulful, photography constitutes a record of street scenes in both black & white and color. After the release of a first book in 2006,...
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