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Helen Levitt

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Tuesday, December 11, 2001

Helen Levitt was a poet, with a camera. Over her long career, she is especially known for capturing random moments of children at play in the streets of New York -- moments that always seemed to be the perfect moments.

Helen Levitt on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2001

Helen Levitt was a poet, with a camera. Over her long career, she is especially known for capturing random moments of children at play in the streets of New York -- moments that always seemed to be the perfect moments. A native of Bensonhurst, Helen Levitt died in her sleep ...

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