Youngsters get into street art

In The Street: chalk drawings and messages, New York City 1938–1948 by Helen Levitt.

FR\ Intriguée par le caractère éphémère des dessins à la craie qui sont, à cette époque, partie intégrante de la culture des gamins des rues de New York, Helen Levitt achète un Leica en 1938 et commence à photographier les dessins dans les rues et les enfants qui les font.

ENG\ Intrigued with the transitory chalk drawings that were part of the New York children’s street culture of the time, Helen Levitt purchased a Leica camera in 1938 and began to photograph these works, as well as the children who made them.




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