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Leon Borensztein

American Portraits 1979 - 1989

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Leon Borensztein, Black Mother with Baby Girl, 1979

Leon Borensztein

Black Mother with Baby Girl, 1979

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB001

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Black Couple and Baby, Bakersfield, California, 1983

Leon Borensztein

Black Couple and Baby, Bakersfield, California, 1983

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB002

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Farmer Couple, Woodland, CA, 1979

Leon Borensztein

Farmer Couple, Woodland, CA, 1979

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB003

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Newlywed Couple, Madera, California, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Newlywed Couple, Madera, California, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB004

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, American Indian, Phoenix, California, 1986

Leon Borensztein

American Indian, Phoenix, California, 1986

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB005

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Man with Afro, San Francisco, California, 1984

Leon Borensztein

Man with Afro, San Francisco, California, 1984

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB006

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Parents with Five Children, Bakersfield, California, 1983

Leon Borensztein

Parents with Five Children, Bakersfield, California, 1983

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB007

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Father with Son, Bakerfield, California, 1983

Leon Borensztein

Father with Son, Bakerfield, California, 1983

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB008

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Toddler with Guitar, Merced, California, 1980

Leon Borensztein

Toddler with Guitar, Merced, California, 1980

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB009

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Man in Arm Chair, San Francisco, California, 1979

Leon Borensztein

Man in Arm Chair, San Francisco, California, 1979

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB010

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Brothers with Painted Jackets, St. James, Minnesota, 1988

Leon Borensztein

Brothers with Painted Jackets, St. James, Minnesota, 1988

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB011

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Twin Sisters in Aviators Hats, Oakland, California, 1988

Leon Borensztein

Twin Sisters in Aviators Hats, Oakland, California, 1988

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB012

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Girl with New Lunch Box, Stockton, California, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Girl with New Lunch Box, Stockton, California, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB013

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Veterans of Royal Canadian Forces, Petaluma, California, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Veterans of Royal Canadian Forces, Petaluma, California, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB014

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Fantaci World Pageant Prince Beauty Winner and Master Photogenic, Beaumont, Texas, 1981

Leon Borensztein

Fantaci World Pageant Prince Beauty Winner and Master Photogenic, Beaumont, Texas, 1981

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB015

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Black Boy with Picture of His Father, Fremont, California, 1979

Leon Borensztein

Black Boy with Picture of His Father, Fremont, California, 1979

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB016

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Couple with Baby, Reno, Nevada, 1981

Leon Borensztein

Couple with Baby, Reno, Nevada, 1981

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB017

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Girl Scout with Flag, Maui, Hawaii, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Girl Scout with Flag, Maui, Hawaii, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB018

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Farmer's Son, Santa Rosa, California, 1981

Leon Borensztein

Farmer's Son, Santa Rosa, California, 1981

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB019

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Young Girl in Her Sunday Best, Antioch, California, 1979

Leon Borensztein

Young Girl in Her Sunday Best, Antioch, California, 1979

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB020

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Older Couple in Black Garments, Sonoma, California, 1984

Leon Borensztein

Older Couple in Black Garments, Sonoma, California, 1984

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB021

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Young Boxer, Dayton, Nevada, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Young Boxer, Dayton, Nevada, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB022

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Man with Swastika Tattoo on His Chest, Paradise, California, 1985

Leon Borensztein

Man with Swastika Tattoo on His Chest, Paradise, California, 1985

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB023

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Two Brothers, Madera, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Two Brothers, Madera, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB024

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler, Santa Maria, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Mexican Toddler, Santa Maria, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB025

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Black Boy with Boxing Gloves, Fremont, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Black Boy with Boxing Gloves, Fremont, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB026

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Parents with Little Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Parents with Little Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB027

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Sailor with His Family, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Sailor with His Family, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB028

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Father with Baby Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Father with Baby Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB029

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler with Puppy, Big Pine, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Mexican Toddler with Puppy, Big Pine, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB030

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Military Family, Fresno, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Military Family, Fresno, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB031

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Father with Two Sons, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Father with Two Sons, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB032

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler with Tie, Reno, Nevada, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Mexican Toddler with Tie, Reno, Nevada, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB033

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein, Refuge from Asia, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989

Leon Borensztein

Refuge from Asia, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989

Gelatin Silver Print

16h x 20w in

LB034

Edition of 20

Leon Borensztein (b. 1947) earned his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1980. He was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1987 and a grant from the California Council of the Humanities in 2003. His work has been exhibited at Pier 24 Photography in San Francisco, the Centre Nationale de la Photographie in Paris, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, and SFMOMA. His monograph, America Portraits, was published in 2011.