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Lisette Model | the artist



The artist Lisette Model
Born Nov 10 1901, Vienna, Austria.
Died March 29 1983, New York, USA.
Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

The Viennese born Lisette Model was trained to become a classical musician. After moving to Paris in 1926, she abandoned all musical interests, and took to the visual arts, first studying painting before she picked up a camera. Model has said, I just picked up a camera without any kind of ambition to be good or bad. And especially without any ambition to make a livingÂ… My whole freedom working in photography comes because I say to myself, ‘let’s see what is going on in this world. Let’s find out. How do these people look?


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Works in the collection of the Kemper Museum

About the artist

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