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Bing, Ilse

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1998 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Photographers

1899 – Ilse Bing was born in Frankfurt, Germany on the 23rd of March.

        – Studied art history and mathematics at the universities of Frankfurt and Vienna.

        – She bought a Leica camera and taught herself photography.

1930 – She was living in Paris and working as a freelance photographer.

1957 – Stopped doing black and white photography and developed and printed her own color work.

1959 – Abandoned photography all together and concentrated on painting, poetry and collages.

1976 – Published Numbers in Images and is rediscovered as a photographer by the Museum of Modern Art of New York.

1982 – She published Women from Childhood to Old Age.

1998 – She died on the 10th of March.