A woman in the boys club

I Inge Morath: An Illustrated Biography we get a glimpse into the versatile artistry and extraordinary life of US-Austrian photographer Inge Morath (1923 – 2002), born Ingeborg Hermine Morath in Graz, Austria, where she uses the camera as the entrance ticket to the conventional world of the time, which was closed to women .

The book is divided into eight sections that chronologically describe the highlights of her life: "Forged By War", "Magnum, Paris", "Choosing Photography", "Learning From the Master", "World Photographer", "America And Arthur Miller "," Heading East "and" Crossing Borders ". Each section contains text with illustrative photographs, both Morath's own photographs and photographs of her taken by unknown photographers.

Inge Morath / unknown photographer

Characterized by growing up in Nazi Germany during World War II, she came out into the world and eventually had her dreams come true. She first became part of the avant-garde community in Vienna, then traveled to Paris as a journalist with photographer Ernst Haas in 1949. In 1955, she became one of the first female members of the "boys' club" Magnum Photos and began a career as a photographer. in good company with Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson, as well. . .

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