Inge Morath in NYC

I was reminded today of a great photographer that I haven’t thought about for a while — Inge Morath. You might know her best for this picture;

But there’s more to her work than llamas and taxis, honest.

The Austrian photographer started out life as a journalist, but during a holiday in Venice she picked up the camera herself, and a glittering career as a photographer followed. There’s more to it than that, but if you want the history lesson you can read it elsewhere.

The friend who reminded me of Morath’s work was talking about how she intended to take inspiration from these ladies this week;

Personally, I’m planning on channeling this young lady. Mask and all.

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