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Saul Leiter, Retrospective

Saul Leiter
Saul Leiter, Untitled, 1950ies (Selfportrait) © Saul Leiter Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

The House of Photography at Deichtorhallen in Hamburg will present a major retrospective of photographer Saul Leiter. The exhibition covers more than 400 works, including a selection of sketchbooks never seen before by the public.


© Saul Leiter, Sketchbook, Courtesy This Long Century

The website This Long Century has recently published some images of Saul Leiter’s sketchbooks. Leiter says about making sketchbooks: “I think there is a certain freedom when you are absorbed in painting a sketchbook. You are not burdened to do something important. You are not dealing in big things. You are just thinking and the sketchbooks are a way to express your thinking. They are very intimate.”

In addition the gallery f5.6 in Munich is hosting an exhibition entitled “Early Color”, with works by Evelyn Hofer, Raghubir Singh as well as Saul Leiter.


Evelyn Hofer, East 69th Street, New York, 1964, © Galerie mBochum

Saul Leiter. Retrospective
February 3 – April 15, 2012
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

Early Color
Saul Leiter, Evelyn Hofer & Raghubir Singh
January 27 – April 21, 2012
Galerie f5.6, Munich

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