Bing, Ilse

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Born: Mar 23, 1899 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 98 years of age.

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.
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