Elliott Erwitt  (American, 1928) 

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Elliott Erwitt Biography
1928   Born in Paris to Russian parents, Erwitt spent his childhood in Milan, Italy
1939   Emigrated to the US, via France, with his family
1942 - 1944   Photography, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA
1948   Moved to New York, NY
1948 - 1950   Film, New School for Social Research, New York, NY
1953   Worked as a freelance photographer for Collier's, Look, Life, Holiday and others
1954   Became a Magnum Photos member
1960 - 1963   Served as Magnum's president
2011   Awarded the ICP Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement from the International Center of Photography
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Light Sensitive - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
2012   Dog Dogs - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Elliott Erwitt - Mensch im Hund Fotografien 1949 bis 2001 - KunstHaus Wien, Vienna
Elliott Erwitt - Kamera und Fotomuseum Leipzig, Leipzig
"Sequentially Yours", Elliot Erwitt - Polka Galerie, Paris
2011   Summer in the City - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
Elliott Erwitt - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
Elliott Erwitt - Icons - kunst Meran, Meran
Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Elliot Erwitt - Fréderic Got Fine Art, Paris
I am serious about not being serious - Elliott Erwitt - Fotografie - Ludwig Galerie - Schloß Oberhausen, Oberhausen
The World of Elliott Erwitt - Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Elliott Erwitt - Sequentially Yours - Atlas Gallery, London (England)
Elliott Erwitt: Small, Serious and Otherwise - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010   Elliott Erwitt - ... von Menschen und Hunden - in focus Galerie, Cologne
Elliott Erwitt - Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Elliott Erwitt: New York - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009   Elliott Erwitt - Retrospective - Gemeentemuseum Helmond - Boscotondohal, Helmond
Elliott Erwitt: New York - Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
New York - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
2008   80th anniversary - Photographien - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
Personal Best - Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX
Elliott Erwitt - Unseen - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London (England)
Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs - James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
Elliot Erwitt, Unseen - A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, LA
Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best - Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
Elliott Erwitt - Seen & Unseen - Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris
2007   Seen and Unseen - Flo Peters Gallery , Hamburg
Elliott Erwitt - IO E GLI ALTRI - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
Personal Best - Photographs by Elliott Erwitt - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Elliot Erwitt - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
2006   Elliott Erwitt - Six Decades - Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Eliott Erwitt - The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
EL MUNDO SEGÚN ELLIOTT ERWITT - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
Personal Exposures - Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg
Elliott Erwitt - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
Elliott Erwitt - Leica Gallery Tokyo, Tokyo
Elliot Erwitt - A Retrospective - National Media Museum, Bradford (England)
Elliott Erwitt - Retrospective - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2005   Magic hands - Leica Galerie Frankfurt, Frankfurt
Elliott Erwitt - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
Elliott Erwitt - Vintage and Modern - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Elliott Erwitt - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
61 fotografii - Yours Gallery, Warsaw
Elliott Erwitt: Homeland, USA - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Magic Hands - Elliot Erwitt - Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense
Elliott Erwitt - Magic Hands - Leica Gallery São Paulo, São Paulo
Elliot Erwitt – Schnappschüsse - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
2004   Elliott Erwitt, retrospective - Botanique, Brussels
Elliott Erwitt - L'umorismo intelligente - Galleria dell'Incisione, Brescia
Elliott Erwitt - Magic Hands - WestLicht. Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna
Elliott Erwitt - L'umorismo intelligente - Galleria dell'Incisione, Brescia
Snaps - Museo Marino Marini, Florence
Magic Hands - Leica Gallery LGP, Prague
2003   Elliott Erwitt - Camera Work, Berlin
Elliot Erwitt - Centro de Exposiciones de Benalmádena, Benalmádena
Elliot Erwitt: Selected Photographs - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
2002   EE 60/60. Fotografías de Elliott Erwitt - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
2001   Snaps - A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, LA
Elliott Erwitt – Snaps - Photographic Center Northwest , Seattle, WA
Elliott Erwitt - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Elliott Erwitt - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London (England)
Elliot Erwitt . Personal Exposures . Photographien 1951 - 2000 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
Elliot Erwitt - Victor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre, Kuopio
1999   Elliott Erwitt - Dog Dogs - Gallery of Photography, Dublin
1998   Elliott Erwitt - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
1997   Personal Exposures - Städtische Galerie Iserlohn, Iserlohn
1993   Elliott Erwitt - Konsthallen Trollhättan, Trollhättan
1979   Elliot Erwitt - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
1977   Dog Day - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
1976   Photographs and Anti-Photographs - IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
1974   Photographs by Elliott Erwitt - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1964   Elliott Erwitt: Improbable Photographs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Selected Public Collections
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  New South Wales Museum of Art, Australia
  The Barbican, London, UK
  Camera Work, Berlin, Germany
  NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Germany
  Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
  Museum of Modern Art, New York
  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  Photokina, Cologne, Germany
  Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Literature
2008   Elliott Erwitt's Dogs, teNeues, Germany
2008   Elliott Erwitt's New York, teNeues, Germany
2006   Personal Best, teNeues, Germany
2005   Woof, Chronicle Books LLC, USA
2003   Elliott Erwitt’s Handbook, The Quantuck Lane Press/W.W. Norton & Company, USA
2002   Snaps, Phaidon Press Ltd., USA
1999   DogsDogs, Phaidon Press Ltd., USA
1999   Museum Watching, Phaidon Press Ltd., USA
1994   Between the Sexes, W.W. Norton & Company, USA
1992   To the Dogs, DAP/Scalo, Zurich
1991   On the Beach, W.W. Norton & Company, USA
1988   Personal Exposures, W.W. Norton & Company, USA
1974   Son of Bitch, Viking, USA
1972   Photographs and Anti-Photographs, New York Graphic Society, USA