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Elliott Erwitt

 (born 1928)
Elliott Erwitt is active/lives in New York / Italy, France.  Elliott Erwitt is known for city scene photography, documentaries, freelance.

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Elliott Erwitt (b. 26 July 1928 Paris, France) is an advertising and documentary photographer known for his black and white candid shots of ironic and absurd situations within everyday settings— a master of Henri Cartier-Bresson's "decisive moment".

In 1939, at the age of ten, Erwitt with his family, of Russian origin, immigrated to the United States. Erwitt studied photography and film making at Los Angeles City College and the New School for Social Research, finishing his education in 1950.

Born in Paris of Jewish-Russian immigrant parents, Erwitt served as a photographer's assistant in the 1950s in the United States Army while stationed in France and Germany. Erwitt was influenced by his meeting the famous photographers, Ed   ...  Displaying 750 of 10286 characters.

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