Bal Négre, Paris, 1952
Image: 7 15/16 x 11 15/6 inches
Paper: 10 15/16 x 14 inches
Elliott Erwitt Biography American documentary photographer Elliott Erwitt was born Elio Romano Erwitz in 1928 in Paris to Russian parents. Often considered a master of style, Elliott Erwitt's photography is best known for the candor and humor that shines through his black-and-white pictures. Elliott Erwitt began dabbling in photography as a teenager living in Los Angeles, shooting weddings. Later, Elliott...