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Elliott Erwitt, b.1928

Horse Show1962

Horse Show is a 1962 work by Elliott Erwitt. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSilver Gelatin print on fibre paper
Dimensions27.8 x 35.2 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.2197
Not on view
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Elliott Erwitt, Horse Show, 1962, Silver Gelatin print on fibre paper, 27.8 x 35.2 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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About the Artist

Elliott Erwitt b.1928

Photographer Elliott Erwitt was born in France to Russian parents, the family then immigrated to the US in 1939. Erwitt studied photography at Los Angeles City College and film at the New School for Social Research, New York. His observational photographic work captures moments of the sublime in ordinary life. He also created intimate portraits of such iconic figures as Marilyn Monroe, Che Guevara and Jackie Kennedy. Erwitt became a member of Magnum Photos in 1953 and served as president of the agency for three years in the late 1960s. From the 1970s, he also produced a number of documentaries and comedy films. — View Artist »