Jerome Liebling - Photographer, Filmmaker and Teacher

Liebling’s “Butterfly Boy” featured on cover of New York Magazine “What We Wore” issue, May 16, 2016

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On Easter Sunday in New York City, Jerome Liebling encountered a young boy on the street outside church, dressed in his Sunday best: broken shoe-laces, tattered trousers, a threadbare tweed coat and cap. Hands buried in his pockets, the child spread his coat open wide, and a click of Liebling’s rolleiflex shutter transformed him into Butterfly Boy — a winged superhero who could soar away from his impoverished world.

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