Danielle Levitt arrived at her distinctive photographic style capturing street fashion, pop culture, and celebrity for countless publications. While producing this commercial work, Levitt also pursued her passion for documenting American youth. The result is We Are Experienced, Levitt’s first monograph, a series of portraits depicting adolescents in a variety of urban, suburban, and rural settings, as individuals and in groups, loaded with signifiers both mainstream and marginal.
Danielle Levitt is a New York-based photographer with a wide following in the fashion and art worlds. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine, GQ, and Arena Homme Plus. Her photographs have been exhibited at the Sweeney Art Gallery in Riverside, CA.
Danielle Levitt’s focus is American teens shot in their natural habitat, and the effect she has on her subjects coupled with her eye for personality and setting is astounding. It’s as if you are observing an alien race on a planet that you didn’t know you inhabited. Buy this book, it’s amazing.