Morris Huberland

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Morris Huberland (1909–2003) was a Polish-American photographer. Huberland is best known for his black and white documentary photography of New York City street scenes.[1]

Early life[edit]

Huberland was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1909.[2] His family moved the United States in 1920,[3] where Huberland would grow up in the Jewish Ghetto of the Lower East Side.[4] He began taking photos at the age of sixteen.[5] In 1940, he joined the New York Photo League.[4][6] He joined the US Army in 1943, eventually becoming a corporal.[4]


Huberland's work is included in the collections of:


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  3. ^ "Guide to the Morris Huberland Photograph Collection 1940's - 1950's  PR 194".
  4. ^ a b c Kozloff, Max; Levitov, Karen; Goldfeld, Johanna; N.Y.), Jewish Museum (New York; Center, Madison Art; Switzerland), Musée de l'Elysée (Lausanne (16 May 2019). "New York: Capital of Photography". Yale University Press – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Exhibit Focuses on Documentarian of Post-Depression N.Y. : By NANCY KAPITANOFF". 14 March 1993 – via LA Times.
  6. ^ Lepkoff, Rebecca; Dans, Peter E.; Wasserman, Suzanne (Sep 28, 2006). "Life on the Lower East Side: Photographs by Rebecca Lepkoff, 1937-1950". Princeton Architectural Press. Retrieved May 16, 2019 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ "Morris Huberland". The Art Institute of Chicago.
  8. ^ "Embark Collection". Columbus Museum of Art. 27 January 2016.
  9. ^ "The Jewish Museum".
  10. ^ "Morris Huberland - LACMA Collections".
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  12. ^ "Search the Collection - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston".
  13. ^ "Morris Huberland". Smithsonian American Art Museum.
  14. ^ Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern; Phillips, Sandra S. (Jan 16, 2005). "Taking place: photographs from the Prentice & Paul Sack collection". San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved May 16, 2019 – via Google Books.
  15. ^ "Guide to the Morris Huberland Photograph Collection 1940's - 1950's  PR 194".
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  17. ^ "Morris Huberland · SFMOMA".
  18. ^ "Morris Huberland - People - Smart Museum of Art - The University of Chicago".