Based on recent discoveries from Saul Leiter’s vast archive, In My Room provides an in-depth study of the nude, through intimate photographs of the women Leiter knew. Often illuminated by the lush natural light of the artist’s studio in New York City’s East Village, these black-and-white images reveal a unique type of collaboration between Leiter and his subjects. This body of work, begun on Leiter’s arrival in New York in 1946, was honed over the next two decades. Leiter, who was also a painter, allows abstract elements into the photographs and often shows the influence of his favorite artists such as Bonnard, Vuillard and Matisse. With a preface by Robert Benton and a lead essay by Carole Naggar

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