In 1944, Frank Paulin joined the Army and developed his documentary style photographing the wartime devastation of German cities. In 1957, Paulin had his first single artist exhibition at the pioneering gallery, Limelight then the only gallery for art photography in New York.
The last half of the 20 century is considered his immensely productive period
where Paulin, having studied under the great Bauhaus and New Bauhaus masters
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Harry Callahan and renowned art director Alexey
Brodovitch, pushed traditional street photography into new and innovative
Today, Frank Paulin continues to roam the New York City streets shooting with humor and compassion.