The International Center of Photography (ICP) Celebrates the Career of Elliott Erwitt

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artwork: Elliott Erwitt - "Marilyn Monroe, New York City", 1956 - © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photo. Featured in "Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best" at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York from May 20th to August 28th 2011.


New York.- “Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best” at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York runs from May 20th to August 28th 2011. This major retrospective showcases the career of photographer and filmmaker Elliott Erwitt, the recipient of this year’s ICP Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement. Distinguished as both a documentary and commercial photographer, Erwitt has made some of the most memorable photographs of the twentieth century, including portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy, and Che Guevara, as well as astonishing scenes of everyday life, filled with poetry, wit, and special sense of humor. Born in Paris in 1928 to Russian émigrés, On view are over 100 of his favorite images from the past sixty years, as well as some previously unseen and unpublished prints from his early work.