Q&A: William Klein

June 21, 2012

By Interview Conor Risch

© William Klein/Courtesy HackelBury Fine Art, London

When William Klein published his first book in 1956, Life is Good & Good for you in New York: Trance Witness Revels, a collection of New York City street photographs, he introduced a level of compositional complexity and experimentation to the medium that has influenced generations of photographers. His grainy, high-contrast photographs were often blurred, creating a sense of energy...

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