Editta Sherman’s Vintage Portraits On Display At New-York Historical Society

Publisher: 
Gothamist
Date: 
August 19, 2017
Photographer and former Andy Warhol muse Editta Sherman spent 60 years photographing models, artists, writers, and other local celebrities during her residency in the Carnegie Hall Artist Studios, earning her the moniker the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall." Now, the New-York Historical Society is celebrating Sherman's legacy with a retrospective on her work. Starting this weekend, the museum will showcase 65 of Sherman's portraits as part of their show The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman, with featured subjects including actor Yul Brynner, country star June Carter Cash, authors Betty Smith and Pearl S. Buck, and Tilda Swinton. Read more…
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