Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt

1928 – 2023


Elliott Erwitt is a leading figure in advertising and documentary photography. He is known for his warm, wry sense of humor, often capturing his subjects in ironic or absurd situations. He has served as an advocate for the preservation of copyright and intellectual property rights of photographers worldwide.

Portrait:  © Alex Waterhouse-Hayward, Elliott Erwitt, 1990
All Other Images: © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos


Share history with the world at IPHF.

Become a Member