Gun 1, New York, 1955
20 x 16 inch silver gelatin print
24 x 20 inch silver gelatin print
Born in New York City a year before the Depression started, French photographer and filmmaker William Klein ’s (1928 - present) first forays into art were through painting. Although he eventually switched gears towards the camera, he never formally studied photography, which explains his abstract approach. Klein won his first camera during a poker game in 1946 while part of...