Dual Exhibitions Present Changes in Urban Life and Documentary Photography Over the Last 60 Years


STANFORD, CA.- The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces two concurrent exhibitions of photography. “In a New York Minute: Photographs by Helen Levitt” and “Paths through the Global City: Photographs by Leo Rubinfien” open February 2, and both continue through May 1, 2011. Admission is free. “These images by Levitt are icons of the spontaneity and eccentricity of the New York City streets. Rubinfien’s work reveals the poetry of urban life, especially the street,” said Hilarie Faberman, Ph.D., the Cantor Arts Center’s curator of modern and contemporary art. “Although the two exhibitions are separate and distinct, commonality resides in the photographers’ attraction to the urban scene and in the spontaneity of their work. Rubinfien’s and Levitt’s works, presented in tandem, underscore changes in urban life and documentary photography over the last 60