Martin Elkort Youtube Vignettes from An American Mirror Documentary

Posted on May 27, 2014

The recently premiered Martin Elkort: An American Mirror documentary chronicles the life and photography of noted New York Photo League member Martin Elkort. The documentary,  the culmination of years of hard work by Martin's daughter, Stefani Twyford, features several well known photography industry leaders discussing Martin and his work such as Anne Tucker, the Photography Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and our own Catherine Couturier. Throughout the film are vignettes of Martin discussing some of his more recognized images such as the infamous At the Soda Fountain, Coney IslandThe Haircutand Parable of Life.

At the Soda Fountain, Coney Island, 1951 


The Haircut


Parable of Life, 1951



For more vignettes please click here. For more information on the documentary, An American Mirror, please click here. To see more images and Martin's entire exhibition currently on view at the gallery, please click hereMartin Elkort: Optimism and Innocence is on view through May 31.

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