Leo Goldstein

Untitled, c.1950

Leo Goldstein (1901-1972) was born in Russia and immigrated to the US in 1906.  Goldstein joined the Photo League in the late 1940s, studying photography there and working with Paul Strand and Berenice Abbott, among others. Goldstein participated in the exhibit This Is the Photo League (1948-1949). His photographs appeared in the 2011-12 exhibit at the Jewish Museum entitled The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951. His work is also included in the book, This Was the Photo League, published in 2000 and is represented in the photography collections of the Columbus Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Jewish Museum in New York City.