PHOTO ARTS MAGAZINE - Portraiture: Fred Stein

February, 1952

Fred Stein has recorded the public face of the men of the Thirties and the cities where they once gathered to talk through the night. That age is over. Our decade is not a time of gatherings, conventions, congregations of all parties. As a very young man, Stein roamed all those camping grounds of the European intelligentsia. Rollei or Leica in hands, he shot swiftly and efficiently under the lights of the dais and the stage, and in the street itself.

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