Helen Levitt, who is credited as a pioneer in “street photography,” died Sunday at the age of 95 in her apartment in New York City. Her legacy in the field of photography includes exhibitions at major institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, numerous publications, and work in documentary films. In 1997, she received a Master of Photography Award from the International Center of Photography. Levitt’s work has made an indelible mark in the history of photography and will undoubtedly continue to inspire.
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