Brooklyn Promenade, Brooklyn
This photograph captures the beauty of New York's unplanned skyline, a spontaneous creation quite unlike planned and balanced European cities. Louis Stettner was a skilled street photographer who captured brief moments like this in a timeless and evocative style.
Over a seven-decade career, Louis Stettner’s photography encompassed both the American street style and the French tradition of portraying everyday life. He frequently documented people at work, as well as their commute home, partly as a political act. He turned to color photography later in life, with much of his format and mission remaining the same.
This photograph captures the beauty of New York's unplanned skyline, a spontaneous creation that stands in contrast to planned and balanced European cities.More
- Due to the time period in which he was working, Louis considered each print of the work to be a work of art in its own right. Louis did not produce the photographs in editions.