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Yumiko Izu
Saul Leiter: In Stillness

Photographs by Yumiko Izu

Text by Yumiko Izu, Pauline Vermare, Margit Erb (English / Japanese)

Design by Osamu Ouchi

Libro Arte, 2020

First edition


120 pp., 61 color illustrations

220 x 300 mm

ISBN 978-4-904541-28-9

Item #7060

0.900 7060 EUR 55.00 Add to Cart

“I think that mysterious things happen in familiar places. We don't always need to run to the other end of the world.” — Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter in Stillness is a quiet tribute to Saul Leiter. Japanese artist Yumiko Izu photographed Leiter’s studio three weeks after the photographer’s death, capturing the rooms he worked in, and the mementos he left behind: cameras, prints, paintings, undeveloped films and brushes and oil and watercolors and sketchbooks and cups and letters and other relics. In her images, Izu traces Leiter’s life and sense for beauty through the artifacts he has left behind in his apartment in the East Village.
The book includes long essays by Pauline Vermare (photography curator) and Margit Erb (director of the Saul Leiter Foundation) as well as an afterword by the artist.