Elliott Erwitt: Marilyn Monroe, New York, 1956

Elliott Erwitt Snaps


A unique chance to own a limited edition silver gelatin print by Elliott Erwitt.


Elliott Erwitt


Editions:

Price: USD$13,700.00


Look Inside
9780714842400-2
ce-erwitt-1
ce-erwitt-2
ce-erwitt-3


Specifications


About the book

One of the leading photographers of his generation, Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) has been taking pictures since the late 1940s. A member of the prestigious Magnum agency since 1954, he has photographed all over the world and his images have been the subject of many books and exhibitions.

Containing over 500 pictures, over half of which have never been published before, Elliott Erwitt Snaps is a unique and comprehensive survey of his work. From famous images such as Nikita Khrushchev and Richard Nixon arguing in Moscow in 1959 and Marilyn Monroe with the cast of the movie The Misfits, to his many more personal images of places, things, people and animals, Erwitt's unmistakable, often witty, style gives us a snapshot of the famous and the ordinary, the strange and the mundane over a period of more than half a century, through the lens of one of the period's finest image-makers.

This Collector’s Edition, designed specially for Phaidon Press, comprises a special edition of the book that is beautifully bound, individually signed and numbered, and presented in a custom-made box together with an original print that is signed and numbered by Elliott Erwitt.

ABOUT THE PRINT

Silver gelatin print
Sheet size: 203 x 254 mm (8 x 10 inches)
Image size: 140 x 210 mm (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)
Box: 320 x 244 mm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches)
Printed in 2001 in an edition of 250 plus 12 artist's proofs
All copies are signed and numbered by Elliott Erwitt

In over five decades of photography Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) has never lost his characteristic intrigue at the curiosities of life. His unique ability to capture beauty in the mundane as well as the famous, to find the commonplace in the exceptional and vice versa.

Marilyn Monroe, familiarizes the superstar as she relaxes with a script.

 


About the author(s)
One of the greatest image makers of his generation, Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) describes himself as 'a professional photographer by trade and an amateur photographer by vocation.' A member of Magnum since 1954, his camera has taken him all over the globe and his pictures have been the subject of many books and exhibitions worldwide. Artist and documenter, his work spans many traditions, subjects and approaches to photography.


YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Elliott Erwitt: New York, 1969
Elliott Erwitt: Fifth Avenue, New York, 1947
Elliott Erwitt: Provence, France, 1955
Luc Tuymans: The Worshipper, 2004

HOME OF THE VISUAL ARTS

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. Read more
Contact us

Phaidon Offices

Contact the sales team

  Press offices

Submitting a book proposal

Careers at Phaidon


. SIGN UP FOR PHAIDON NEWS .
. .
.
.
. FOLLOW PHAIDON ON .
. . . . . .