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In FIFTY ONE TOO the Saul Leiter show 'East 10th Street' extends into a series of nude photographs, shot in 1958 in a cottage on the Atlantic Coast near Boston. These are the only nude images Leiter ever made in colour, and some of the few pictures from outside NYC.

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Gallery FIFTY ONE is proud to present its sixth solo exhibition on Saul Leiter (USA, 1923-2013), focusing on his studies of the female figure in both photography and painting. In addition to his colourful, poetic street photographs that by now belong to the collective art memory, the nude photographs Leiter took in his apartment on East 10th Street in New York City’s East Village reveal an …

Gallery FIFTY ONE is proud to present its sixth solo exhibition on Saul Leiter (USA, 1923-2013), focusing on his studies of the female figure in both photography and painting. In addition to his colourful, poetic street photographs that by now belong to the collective art memory, the nude photographs Leiter took in his apartment on East 10th Street in New York City’s East Village reveal an intimate insight into his personal habitat.

From his arrival in New York in 1946 through the early 1970s, Leiter took thousands of nude pictures of his female friends and lovers. One of the great qualities …

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Hofstraat 2
Antwerp, BE