Helen Levitt  (American, 1913-2009) 

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Helen Levitt, Untitled (Woman with hose)

 

Helen Levitt
Untitled (Woman with hose)
1942

Thomas V. Meyer Fine Art
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1945

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, N.Y.C. (two girls from behind)

 

Helen Levitt
N.Y.C. (two girls from behind)
1945

Michael Shapiro Photographs
Helen Levitt, New York City (broken mirror)

 

Helen Levitt
New York City (broken mirror)
circa 1940

Laurence Miller Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
1939

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1939

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1939

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, Untitled, 1940

 

Helen Levitt
Untitled, 1940
Bruce Silverstein
Helen Levitt, N.Y.C (4 girls leaning against car)

 

Helen Levitt
N.Y.C (4 girls leaning against car)
1939

Michael Shapiro Photographs
Helen Levitt, New York ("Boy with Toy Gun")

 

Helen Levitt
New York ("Boy with Toy Gun")
circa 1940

Michael Shapiro Photographs
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1940

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1938

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, Bronx, New York

 

Helen Levitt
Bronx, New York
circa 1942

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1940

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1939

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1942

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York (Graffiti, Circular Face)

 

Helen Levitt
New York (Graffiti, Circular Face)
1937

Steven Kasher Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
1940

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
1938-1948

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, New York

 

Helen Levitt
New York
circa 1940

Fraenkel Gallery
Helen Levitt, NYC

 

Helen Levitt
NYC
1940

G. Gibson Gallery

1913   Born August 31 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY.
1931   Began working for J. Florian Mitchell, a commercial portrait photographer in the Bronx.
1935   Met Henri Cartier-Bresson when he spent a year in New York.
1936   Bought a secondhand Leica, the camera Cartier-Bresson favored.
1939   Had her first work published in Fortune Magazine's issue on New York City.
1940   Her her Halloween picture was included in the inaugural exhibition of the Museum of Modern Art’s photography department.
1943   Has her first solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.
1959   Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.
1960   Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.
2009   Died in her home in Manhattan on March 29, at age 95.
1997   International Center of Photography, NY
1997   Center for Creative Photography, Arizona
1996   Highlights of the Permanent Collection, International Center of Photography, NY
1996   Recent Acquisitions, Metropolitain Museum of Art, NY
1995   American Photography 1890-1965, Museum of Modern Art NY(traveled)
1992   SF Museum of Modern Art & other locations in San Francisco, NY, Washington DC, Michigan, Chicago, & Seattle
1992   Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1991   Mean Streets, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1989   On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, National Gallery of Art & Art Institute of Chicago Washington, DC & Chicago
1988   Convulsive Beauty, Whitney Museum of Art, Downtown NY
1988   Photographers Gallery, London
1986   Photography: A Facet of Modernism, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalog) San Francisco
1984   Photographs from the Collection of the Nat'l Endowment for the Arts, National Museum of American Art Washington, DC
1983   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1980   Corcoran Gallery of Art (catalog), Washington, DC
1974   Museum of Modern Art, NY
1943   Museum of Modern Art, NY