See Celebrity Portraits by Editta Sherman, ‘Duchess of Carnegie Hall’

The Cut
August 9, 2017
One of Bill Cunningham’s best friends was Editta Sherman. Their camaraderie, developed over 40 years while living in neighboring studios at Carnegie Hall, ran deep: You can see it in the documentary Lost Bohemia, when Cunningham calls Sherman “the Duchess” while they play dress-up, or in Facades, a book project for which he photographed Sherman wearing period clothing all over New York City. Meanwhile, Sherman was an artist in her own right. A selection of her work is presented in The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman, opening August 18 at the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History. Read more…
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