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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 Couple and Baby, Bakersfield, California, 1983
Leon Borensztein, Farmer Couple, Woodland, CA, 1979
Leon Borensztein, Newlywed Couple, Madera, California, 1985
Leon Borensztein, American Indian, Phoenix, California, 1986
Leon Borensztein, Man with Afro, San Francisco, California, 1984
Leon Borensztein, Parents with Five Children, Bakersfield, California, 1983
Leon Borensztein, Father with Son, Bakerfield, California, 1983
Leon Borensztein, Toddler with Guitar, Merced, California, 1980
Leon Borensztein, Man in Arm Chair, San Francisco, California, 1979
Leon Borensztein, Brothers with Painted Jackets, St. James, Minnesota, 1988
Leon Borensztein, Twin Sisters in Aviators Hats, Oakland, California, 1988
Leon Borensztein, Girl with New Lunch Box, Stockton, California, 1985
Leon Borensztein, Veterans of Royal Canadian Forces, Petaluma, California, 1985
Leon Borensztein, Fantaci World Pageant Prince Beauty Winner and Master Photogenic, Beaumont, Texas, 1981
Leon Borensztein, Black Boy with Picture of His Father, Fremont, California, 1979
Leon Borensztein, Couple with Baby, Reno, Nevada, 1981
Leon Borensztein, Girl Scout with Flag, Maui, Hawaii, 1985
Leon Borensztein, Farmer's Son, Santa Rosa, California, 1981
Leon Borensztein, Young Girl in Her Sunday Best, Antioch, California, 1979
Leon Borensztein, Older Couple in Black Garments, Sonoma, California, 1984
Leon Borensztein, Young Boxer, Dayton, Nevada, 1985
Leon Borensztein, Man with Swastika Tattoo on His Chest, Paradise, California, 1985
Leon Borensztein, Two Brothers, Madera, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler, Santa Maria, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Black Boy with Boxing Gloves, Fremont, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Parents with Little Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Sailor with His Family, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Father with Baby Girl, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler with Puppy, Big Pine, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Military Family, Fresno, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Father with Two Sons, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Mexican Toddler with Tie, Reno, Nevada, 1979-1989
Leon Borensztein, Refuge from Asia, San Francisco, California, 1979-1989

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.