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.
ABOUT THE PRINT
Silver gelatin print
Sheet size: 254 x 203 mm (10 x 8 inches)
Image size: 185 x 155 mm (7 1/4 x 6 inches)
Box: 320 x 244 mm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches)
Printed in 2001 in an edition of 100 plus 5 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.
New York captures the quiet of Erwitt's native city in this unusually quiet city street.
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.