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Ilse Bing

American photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Bing was one of the main figures of New Photography in Paris in the 1930s. Born 23 March 1899 in Germany. In 1929–1930 Bing photographed avant-garde architecture in Frankfurt am Main. In 1930 she moved to Paris, France. In 1934 Bing experimented with the solarization technique. She emigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1941. In 1957 Bing abandoned black and white film and began to work exclusively in colour. In 1959 Bing gave up photography and devoted herself to painting and poetry.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500007274.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Ilse Bing:

Ilse Bing Belle vue, 1935 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Cart Chained to Tree, 1952 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Cureglia, Full Moon, 1934 (printed later) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Cross, 1933 Gelatin silver print on Agfa Brovira photographic paper
Ilse Bing Evening Landscape, Germany, 1929 (printed 1984) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Fallen Leaves, 1952 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Far Shoreline, 1935 Gelatin silver print on Agfa Brovira photographic paper
Ilse Bing Hands of Conductor Margaret Hillis, 1954 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Lamp and Obelisk, Washington, DC, 1952 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Michelle at Window, 1935 (printed 1993) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Plants at Gutter, Paris, 1952 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Promenade, Paris, 1952 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Rocky Mountains Colorado, 1955 Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Seated Man with Hat and Cane, Frankfurt, 1929 (printed 1989) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Tree with Grate, Paris, 1952 (printed 1988) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Woman Sewing, Frankfurt, 1929 (printed 1989) Gelatin silver print
Ilse Bing Woman with Newspaper Hat, Reading Newspaper, 1947 (printed ca. 1960) Gelatin silver print
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