Lisette Model

(American, 1901–1983)

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Lisette Model

Belmont Park Race Track, Arms

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Lisette Model

Circus Man, Nice, 1933–1938

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Lisette Model

Défilé de mode, Hotel Pierre

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Lisette Model

Famous Gambler, French Rivera, 1934

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Lisette Model

La Promenade des Anglais, Nice, 1934

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Lisette Model

Lower east side, big woman, 1942

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Biography

Timeline

1901
Born in Vienna, Austria
1920
Began studying music under Arnold Schönberg, who she later called a major influence
1924
Moved to Paris to study voice
1933
Changed to studying art, initially as a student of Andre Lhote
1941 - 1953
Worked as a freeland photographer for publications like Harper's Bazaar, Look, and Ladies' Home Journal
1947
Began teaching photography at San Francisco Institute of Fine Arts
1951
Moved to New York to teach photography, where among her students was included, in 1957, Diane Arbus
1983
Died in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2010
Lisette Model, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
2007
Lisette Model and Her Successors, Aperture Gallery, New York, USA
2006
The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938-1958, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2002
Lisette Model, Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, France
A Clear Vision: Photographic Works from the F.C. Gundlach Collection, International House of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
2001
Lisette Model, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
2000
LIsette Model, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
1997
Lisette Model: Selections from the Collection of the International Center of Photography, Paine Webber Art Gallery, New York, USA
1992
Lisette Model: Photographien, 1933-1983, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
1991
Lisette Model, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
1990
Lisette Model, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada