CV

Biography

Born 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
 
Died 2009 in New York, USA.

Grants and Awards

2022
Hall of Fame Inductee, International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA
2008
SPECTRUM Internationaler Preis für Fotografie, Stiftung Niedersachsen, Hannover, Germany
 
Francis J. Greenburger Award for Excellence in the Arts, Omi International Arts Center, New York
2007
Knight Purchase Award for Photographic Media, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio
1997
Master of Photography Award, International Center of Photography, New York
1987
Peer Award for Distinguished Career in Photography, Friends of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art
1981
Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York
1976
Photography Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington D.C.
1974
Creative Artist's Grant, New York State Council on the Arts, New York
1964
Ford Foundation Fellowship (for filmmaking), New York
1960
Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York
1959
Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York
1949
Nomination in the category „Best Story and Screenplay California“ for the screenplay of “The Quiet One“ (1948), Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills,
1946
Photography Fellowship, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023
ONLINE: Helen Levitt: Body Language, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, USA
 
Selections from the Sack Photographic Trust: Helen Levitt, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
2022
Inside the World of Helen Levitt, Galerie Zander, Cologne, Germany
 
Helen Levitt: One, Two, Three, More, Foundation A Stichting, Brussels, Belgium
2021 – 2022
Helen Levitt. In the Street, The Photographer's Gallery, London, UK
2019
Helen Levitt. Observing New York Streets, Les Rencontres de la photographie d’Arles, Espace Van Gogh, Arles, France
2018 – 2019
Helen Levitt. Retrospective, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
2017
Helen Levitt. Pears and Apples, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2016
Helen Levitt. In the Street, Everson Museum of Art ,Syracuse, New York, NY, USA
 
Helen Levitt. Twists and Turns, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
 
Helen Levitt. In the Street, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
2015
Helen Levitt. In the Street, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, USA
2014
Helen Levitt. In The Street, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA
2013
Private Dramas, Public Dreams: The Street Photographs of Helen Levitt & Friends, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA
2012
Helen Levitt. Just Kids, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2011
Helen Levitt. Photographs, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
In a New York Minute: Photographs by Helen Levitt, Cantor Arts Center, Standford University, Stanford, CA, USA
2010
Helen Levitt: Un Lyrisme Urbain - Le Point du Jour, Centre d'Art Éditeur, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
 
Helen Levitt. New Yorkers, Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, Germany
 
Helen Levitt. Líríca Urbana. Fotografías 1936-1993. Photo Espana 2010, Museo Colecciones, Madrid, Spain
2009
The Knight Purchase Award: Helen Levitt, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, USA
 
Helen Levitt. A Photographer's Legacy, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA
 
Helen Levitt. A Memorial Tribute, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
 
Helen Levitt. New York Photographs, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2008
Helen Levitt. In The Street, Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 
Helen Levitt. Spectrum, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
2007
Helen Levitt, Fandation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France
2006
Helen Levitt, Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munich, Germany
 
Helen Levitt, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA
2005
Helen Levitt. SlideShow, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2004
Helen Levitt. Vintage Graffiti, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2003
Helen Levitt, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, USA
2002
Helen Levitt. Graffiti, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
 
Helen Levitt, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
2001
Helen Levitt. Crosstown, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2000
Helen Levitt. Recent Prints, Chalk Drawing Murals, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1999
Mexico City 1941: Photographs by Helen Levitt, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA
1998
Helen Levitt, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
 
Ciudad de México, 1941, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
 
Helen Levitt, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
 
Helen Levitt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
 
Helen Levitt. Mexico City 1941, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
1997
Helen Levitt. Crosstown, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA
1996
Helen Levitt, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1994
Helen Levitt. Fotografias, Diputación, Granada, Spain
 
Helen Levitt. Vintage Chalk Drawings 1938-1948, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
1993
Helen Levitt. Photographs, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
Helen Levitt, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
 
Helen Levitt. Photography, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
 
Helen Levitt, Zelda Gallery, London, UK
1992
Helen Levitt, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
 
Helen Levitt Photographs, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, USA
1991
Helen Levitt. American Documents in the Fringe, Tokyo Metropolitan of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
1990
Little Known Photographs by Helen Levitt, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
1986
Helen Levitt. Eighteen Color Photographs, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
1981
Helen Levitt / Matrix 47, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, USA
 
Helen Levitt / Matrix 66, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, USA
1980
Helen Levitt. Photography, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
1974
Projects: Helen Levitt in Color, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
1943
Helen Levitt. Photographs of Children, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

Upcoming

2024
Seeing / Time / In Color, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 – 2024
Face and Figure: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Virginia Museum of fine Art, Richmond, VA, USA
 
Cities Are For People: Street Photography, 1945-1970, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, USA
 
A “history” of photography: Agnès b.’s Collection, Galerie Du Jour Agnès b, Paris, France
 
This Is Me, This Is You. The Eva Felten Photography Collection, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
2023
Pause/Connect, Warehouse art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, USA
 
Street Life. Lisette Model and Helen Levitt in New York, Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga, Spain
 
60 Years of Collecting: An anniversary exhibition celebrating the UMCA Permanent Art Collection, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Amherst, MA, USA
 
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Helen Levitt. Mexico, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France
2022 – 2023
MOMAT Collection, The national Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
 
Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Exhibition, International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA
 
COLLECTION: 150 Photographs from the Bachelot Collection, The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
2022
Resonances. Fundación MAPFRE Collections, KBr Photography Center, Barcelona, Spain
 
Sculpting Reality. Per Amor a l'Art Collection, PhotoEspaña 2022, Círculo de Bellas Artes & Casa de América, Madrid, Spain
 
Celebrating the City: Recent Photography Acquisitions from the Joy of Giving Something Foundation, The Museum of the City of New York, NY, USA
 
Menschen auf der Straße, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany
 
A Female Gaze, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2021 – 2022
Cruel Radiance: Photography, 1940s–1960s, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
2021 – 2021
The New Woman Behind the Camera, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
2021
ESSENTIALS, Galerie Zander, Cologne, Germany
 
The New Woman Behind the Camera, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
2020
Outside Looking In: John Gutmann, Helen Levitt, and Wright Morris, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, CA, USA
2019
Howard Greenberg Gallery: From Archive to History, KuK (Kunst- und Kulturzentrum der StädteRegion Aachen e. V., Monschau, Germany
2018
The pulse of the body. Uses and representations of space. Per Amor a l’Art Collection, Bombas Gens Centre d’Art, València, Spain
 
Streetwise, Galerie Zander, Cologne, Germany
 
Neolithic Childhood. Art in a False Present, c. 1930, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2016 – 2017
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
2016
American Photographs, 1845 to Now, The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX, USA
2015
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
 
American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
2014
The Plot Thickens, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
New York Photographs from the Collection, Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL, USA
 
Suspended Moments: Photographs from the David. S. Rosen Collection, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbot, MI, USA
 
Eclectic, Gitterman Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Nonage, Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp, Belgium
 
Playground. Reinventing the Square, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
 
Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA
 
30th Anniversary Exhibition – 30 Years 31 Photographers, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
2013
Private Dramas, Public Dreams: The Street Photographs of Helen Levitt & Friends, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA
 
A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., USA
 
Le Pont, Musées d’Art Contemporain, Marseille, France
 
Act/Natural: Photography, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA, USA
 
Against Tàpies, Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain
 
Light Sensitive, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
2012
Deck the Walls, Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
 
In Search of Time, Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, USA
 
The Dwelling Life of Man, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
 
Howard Greenberg Collection, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, France
 
City Scenes: Highlights of New York Street Photography, Museum of the City of New York, New York City, NY, USA
 
Road Atlas. Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus, Germany
 
American Photography, Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
 
La Triennale 2012 – Intense Proximity, La Triennale, Paris, France
 
New Vision, ARGENTIC, Paris, France
 
Aipad Photography Show 2012, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Picturing New York, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
 
Looking Forward – Looking Back, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
 
100 Years of Photography, The Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA, USA
2011
Childish Things, Tabla Rasa Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Road Atlas. Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim, Germany
 
The Dwelling Life of Man. Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain
 
Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
 
Framed: Street Photography from the Collection, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA
2010
Ojos Privados: Selections from the Collection of Laurence Miller, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80’s in NY, Kurenboh – Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
México: esperdao/inesperado, Espace de Création Contemporaine, Charleroi, France
 
Mexico Beyond Its Revolution, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA, USA
 
Starbust: Color Photography in America 1970-1980, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA
 
Past, Present, Future II, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
 
Body Language, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Furthermore: 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2009
MOCA’s First Thirty Years, MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Augustín Coppel, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands; Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
 
38 AT 38, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
 
Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO Group Show, Only-photography, Berlin, Germany
 
Assembly, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC, USA
 
Immaginare New York. Fotografie dalla collezione del MoMA, MART-Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
 
Modern Moments: Recent Gifts in American Photography, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, USA
 
Reality Revisited, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Photography on the Street, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO, USA
 
This Is Not A Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection, International Center of Photography, New York City, NY, USA
 
25th Anniversary Celebration, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
2008
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Augustín Coppel, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
 
Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie, Museum Folkwang, Essen; Tate Modern, London, UK
 
Ojos privados Colección Laurence Miller, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain
 
I AM A KILLER, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
When color was new. Vintage photographs from around the 1970s, Julie Saul Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Images Du Corps, Vertiges Et Vestiges, Musée Régional D’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan, France
 
Facebook: Images of People in Photographs from the Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
 
A Mind at Play, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
 
Henri Cartier-Bresson & Helen Levitt – Side by Side, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Peripheral vision and collective body, MUSEION, Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
 
The implications of image, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City, Mexico
 
Selections One, Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO, USA
 
Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, USA
 
POST-WAR PERSPECTIVES 1945-1960, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
City Portraits, Deborah Bell/Photographs, New York City, NY, USA
2007
Documenta XII, Kassel, Germany
 
The New York School 1936-63, Galerie Stepehen Hoffman, Munich, Germany
 
Empty Nest: The Changing Face of Childhood in Art. 1880 to the Present, Nathan A. Bernstein Co. Ltd., New York City, NY, USA
 
MACBA im Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
 
Photographic Formalities: From Ansel Adams to Weegee, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA
 
Past (Present) Future, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Icons of American Photography, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
VIP, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia
 
On The Street – The New York School of Photographers, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA; Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
 
Review – 4 Jahre Galerie f5,6, Galerie f5,6 für Fotografie, Munich, Germany
 
Diane Arbus – Helen Levitt: A Conversation, Laurene Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
2006
Portraits of Artists, Luhring Ausgustine, New York City, NY, USA
 
Tiefenschärfe, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
 
Americans – Masterpieces of American Photography from 1940 until now, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
 
Porträt der Straße, Fotografien aus drei Jahrhunderten, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany
 
Photography Collection, Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York City, NY, USA
 
EyeWitness, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden
 
The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938-1958, The National Galler of Art, Washington D.C., USA
 
Several Exceptionally Good Recently Aquired Pictures XVIII, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
Metro Pictures, part two, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, FL, USA
2005
De la comtesse De Castiglione a Cindy Sherman, Galerie de France, Paris
 
SlideShow, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA
 
Looking at America, Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna, Austria
 
Surface – Group Show, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Faces in the Crowd – Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today, Castello di Rivoli Mudeo d’Arte Contempranea, Turin, Italy
 
Into The Unknown – Abstraction From The Collection, MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
La Photographie á l’Épreuve, Institut d’art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne, France
2004
Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA
 
Illusion of Innocence, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, USA
 
Yet Untitled – Die Sammlung Bernd F. Künne, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; The National Museum of Photography, The Black Diamond, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Defining Moments, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2003
City Streets, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA
 
Künstlerphotographien – Berühmte Photographen portraitierten berühmte Künstler, Galerie Pudelko, Bonn, Germany
 
The Art of Street Photography, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
Les choix dCB, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France
 
Contortion Distortion – Group Selection, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
A proposal for an exhibition, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
2002
New York: Capital of Photography, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, USA
 
New York Observed: The Mythology of the City, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
 
Through the Looking Glass, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
 
Americans – Meisterwerke der amerikanischen Photographie, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany
 
New York, Capital of Photography, The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY, USA
 
A Bird Show, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
2001
The Passions: From Brueghel to Viola, James Cohan Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
 
The Social Scene, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MA; The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL, USA
 
A Room Of Their Own – From Rothko to Rauschenberg, MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2000
Moodstruck – Photographs from the Permanent Collection, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Amherst, MA, USA
1999
The Promise of Photography: Selected Works from the DG Bank Collection, MoMA PS1, New York City, NY, USA; Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
1998
Paved With Gold, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
 
Helen Levitt & Roger Mayne – Vintage Street Photographs, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
1997
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany
1995
Fact & Fiction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY, USA
1994
Mexico through foreign eyes, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy
1993
Helen Levitt and Mary Ellen Mark, Seattle Art Museum, WA, USA
 
Motion and Document/Sequence and Time: Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary
 
American Photography, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
 
In Transit, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY, USA
1990
The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In , USA
 
The Time Of Aids, International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
1989
Noted Women Photographers oft he 20’s and 30’s, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1987
American Dreams, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Spain
1983
Prototypes, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY, USA
1982
In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948-1982, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, USA
1981
The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography, International Center of Photography, New York City, NY, USA
1978
New Standpoints: 1940-1955, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1973
The Responsible Eye, Three Decades of the Photograph as Document, Centre For Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC, Canada
1971
Photographs of Women, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1963
3 Photographers in Color, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1957
70 Photographers Look at New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1949
Photography (6 Women Photographers), Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1943
Action Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
1940
The New Department of Photography, Inaugural Exhibition of the Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA

Selected Bibliography

2023
Mexico, Fondation Cartier-Bresson and Galerie Thomas Zander, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany
2021
Jean-François Chevrier, Helen Levitt (Photofile), translated from French by Jill Phythian, Thames & Hudson, New York, USA
2020
Femmes photographes, Photo Poche, Actes Sud, Arles, France
2019
Marvin Hoshino (Ed.): 'Helen Levitt. A Way of Seeing' (new edition), Film Documents LLC, New York
2018
Walter Moser (Ed.), 'Helen Levitt', exh. cat., Albertina, Wien, Vienna, Austria, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
2017
Marvin Hoshino, Thomas Zander (Ed.): 'Manhattan Transit: The Subway Photographs of Helen Levitt', introduction by David Company, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany
2011
Beate Kemfert, Christina Leber: 'Road Atlas: Straßenfotografie von Helen Levitt bis Pieter Hugo', Hirmer Verlag, Munich, Germany
2010
Jean-Francois Chevrier: 'Helen Levitt', In: Jean-Francois Chevrier. Les relations du corps, Arachne Verlag, Bonn, Germany
2009
Helen Levitt. A Memorial Tribute Catalog, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York
2008
Helen Levitt, Walker Evans: 'Helen Levitt. Photographs by Helen Levitt', Text by Walker Evans, PowerHouse, New York,
 
Inka Schube, Walker Evans: 'Helen Levitt. Fotografien 1937-1991', Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany
 
Inka Schaube: 'Helen Levitt: Fotografien 1937-1991', Spectrum – Internationaler Preis für Fotografie der Stiftung Niedersachsen 2008, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
2005
John Szarkowski, Helen Levitt: 'Helen Levitt: Slide Show: The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt', PowerHouse, New York
 
Andrea Henkens: 'Flanerie in der Großstadt: Auf der Suche nach dem Anderem im Alltäglichen. Surreale Blickweisen in den Fotografien von Helen Levitt', Tectum Verlag, Marburg, Germany
2004
Helen Levitt, Adam Gopnik: 'Helen Levitt: Here And There', PowerHouse, New York
2001
Helen Levitt, Francine Prose: 'Helen Levitt: Crosstown', PowerHouse, New York
1999
Peter Weiermair, Helen Levitt, James Agee: 'Helen Levitt', Prestel Verlag, Munich, Germany
1998
Michael Scholz-Hänsel: 'Soziale Ausgrenzung und Moral. Von Helen Levitt zu Christoph Schlingensief', In: Kritische Berichte, Ulmer Verein, Ulm, Germany
1997
Helen Levitt: 'Helen Levitt. Mexico City', W. W. Norton & Company, New York
 
Barbara Otto: 'Streetlife. Zu den Photographien von Helen Levitt', In: 'Werner Stehr, Johannes Kirschenmann. Materialien zur documenta X'. Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany
1990
Katherine Dieckmann: 'Mean Streets. Helen Levitt’s photographs of New York', In: Art in America, New York
1987
'Helen Levitt. In The Street: Chalk Drawings and Messages, New York City, 1938-1948', Duke University Press, Durham
1977
Andy Grundberg: 'Helen Levitt at Carlton', In: Art in America, New York
1965
'Helen Levitt. A Way of Seeing', Viking Adult, New York

Selected Public Collections

Albertina, Vienna, Austria
 
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.
 
Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt / Main, Germany
 
Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne, France
 
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
 
Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, Virginia
 
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York
 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
 
Museum of Modern Art, New York
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
 
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
 
Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
 
Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
 
New York Public Library, New York