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Ilse Bing (“What should the onlooker see in a picture?”)

Ilse Bing (1899-1998), Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort, 1913 (28.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. Here she speaks about a different self-portrait: Ilse Bing (1899-1998), [Self portrait], 1945 (2012.87.23) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. (“Let other people … Continue reading

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Ilse Bing (“Everything was new.”)

The beginning of Ilse Bing’s presentation, coinciding with the exhibition Ilse Bing: Three Decades of Photography (February 21, 1986 – March 23, 1986), at ICP on March 15, 1986: “Now it’s my turn… There is hardly anybody alive who not … Continue reading

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Ilse Bing: “It’s better.”

Ilse Bing, Three Men on Steps near the Seine, 1931 (16.1991) Ilse Bing, Danseuses à l’école Laban, 1929 (29.1991) Ilse Bing, The Honorable Daisy Fellowes, Gloves by Dent in London for Harper’s Bazaar, 1933 (17.1991) Ilse Bing, [Two shoes and … Continue reading

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Ilse Bing

Ilse Bing, Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort, 1913 (28.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. Here she speaks about a different self-portrait.

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Ilse Bing

Ilse Bing, Eiffel Tower with Thermometer, 1934 (15.1991) Ilse Bing, Frankfort, 1930 (24.1991) Ilse Bing, Three Men on Steps near the Seine, 1931 (16.1991) Ilse Bing, Orchestra pit, Théâtre des Champs d’ Elysées, Paris, 1933 (215.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (7)

Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner and Mary Jane Winner with Dog], 1896 (2011.47.14) Ilse Bing, Helen lying down with dog, 1949 (34.1991) George Zimbel, Boy and Great Dane, Bronx, New York City, 1960 (117.1985) Chim, (David Seymour), [Françoise Sagan … Continue reading

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The Photographer’s Shadow

André Kertész, Self Portrait, Paris, 1927 (2011.78.17) Lee Friedlander, New York City, 1966 (673.1986) Robert Frank, Mary, Provincetown, 1958 (362.1984) Ilse Bing, Frankfort, 1930 (24.1991) Unidentified Photographer, [Two Unidentified Children], September 1942 (457.2005) Weegee, [Spring sunbathers, Coney Island, Brooklyn], March 23, … Continue reading

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The Other Iron Lady

Robert Capa, [Eiffel Tower, Paris], July 1952 On March 31, 1889, twenty-one cannon shots sounded the inauguration of the Old Lady of Paris. Gustave Eiffel realized a technical feat by constructing his eponymous tower in only two years, two months, … Continue reading

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Self Portraits

Cindy Sherman, Untitled #118, 1983 Ilse Bing, Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort, 1913 Samuel Fosso, Self Portrait, 1977 Anatol Josepho, [Self-portrait of Anatol Josepho with terrier], ca. 1928-30 Blythe Bohnen, Self-Portrait: Pivotal Motion from Nose, Small, 198 In the … Continue reading

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Veere, the Netherlands

Ilse Bing, [Maid sweeping street, Veere, Holland], 1931 Celebrated in her day as “Queen of the Leica,” German photographer Ilse Bing is famous for pioneering the use of the 35 millimeter camera in the 1930s. In 1931, Hendrik Jan van … Continue reading

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