Aaron Siskind

Photography

Aaron Siskind

Photography

Nationality: American

Birth Place: New York City (New York state, United States)

Biography:
Born December 4th, 1903, Siskind took his first photographs while on vacation in Bermuda in 1930. In 1932, Siskind worked as a freelance photographer. In 1935, Siskind photographed the Harlem district of New York City, New York for the "Harlem Document". From 1951 to 1959, Siskind served as a professor of photography at Illinois Institute of Technology. In 1959, he became director of the photography department, a position he held until 1970. Siskind was a founding member of the Society for Photographic Education in 1963. In 1981, Siskind photographed in Peru.


 

Aaron Siskind Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) New York 2, 1951 Gelatin silver, printed 1975-1977 12-1/2 x 10 inches (31.8 x 25
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)New York 2, 1951Gelatin silver, printed 1975-197712-1/2 x 10 inches (31.8 x 25....
Lot 11102
Auction 191729
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
$3,750.00
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) New York 329, 1978 Gelatin silver 15 x 14-3/4 inches (38.1 x 37.5 cm) Signed, ti
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)New York 329, 1978Gelatin silver15 x 14-3/4 inches (38.1 x 37.5 cm)Signed, ti...
Lot 73184
Auction 5328
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
$3,000.00
AARON SISKIND (American, 1903-1991) Martha's Vineyard, 1954 Gelatin silver 10-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches (27.3 x 34.9 cm) S
AARON SISKIND (American, 1903-1991)Martha's Vineyard, 1954Gelatin silver10-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches (27.3 x 34.9 cm)S...
Lot 74087
Auction 5153
Saturday, November 2, 2013
$3,000.00
AARON SISKIND Providence, 1972 Gelatin silver print 6 x 6 inches (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Signed on matte  Provenance: Th
AARON SISKINDProvidence, 1972Gelatin silver print6 x 6 inches (15.2 x 15.2 cm)Signed on matteProvenance:Th...
Lot 26048
Auction 652
Friday, May 25, 2007
$2,868.00
AARON SISKIND (American, 1903-1991) Martha's Vineyard, 1953 Gelatin silver 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (19.1 x 24.1 cm) Sig
AARON SISKIND (American, 1903-1991)Martha's Vineyard, 1953Gelatin silver7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (19.1 x 24.1 cm)Sig...
Lot 74088
Auction 5153
Saturday, November 2, 2013
$2,750.00

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ItemCurrent Bid
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Backyard, Harlem, 1940 Gelatin silver, printed later 11 x 7-7/8 inches (27.9 x 20
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)Backyard, Harlem, 1940Gelatin silver, printed later11 x 7-7/8 inches (27.9 x 20...
Lot 73078
Auction 5328
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
$1,800.00
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