William Klein talks about his explosive New York street photography that broke the rules and revolutionised the medium.



William Klein’s celebrated depiction of urban life changed the way people thought about photography. In this exclusive interview for Tate Media he discusses his experience photographing in New York in the Fifties.

This film is adapted from a longer documentary about William Klein.

Klein’s work is featured in the exhibition William Klein + Daido Moriyama at Tate Modern, 10 October 2012 – 20 January 2013.