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Aaron Siskind

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

Item Realized
Aaron Siskind (1903-1991) Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation, 1958 Gelatin silver, printed later 10-1/4 x 12-1/2 inc
Aaron Siskind (1903-1991) Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation, 1958 Gelatin silver, printed later 10-1/4 x 12-1/2 inc...
Lot 73346
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$6,875.00
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, 1951 Gelatin silver, printed 1975-1977 12-1/2 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, 1978 Gelatin silver 15 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) Rome 76, 1963 Gelatin silver 19-1/4 x 15-1/4 inches (48.9 x 38.7 cm) Signed, tit
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Rome 76, 1963 Gelatin silver 19-1/4 x 15-1/4 inches (48.9 x 38.7 cm) Signed, tit...
Lot 73243
Auction 5376
Friday, October 12, 2018
$1,500.00
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Jalapa 35 (Homage to F.K.), 1973 Gelatin silver 9-5/8 x 9-1/2 inches (24.4 x 24.1
Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Jalapa 35 (Homage to F.K.), 1973 Gelatin silver 9-5/8 x 9-1/2 inches (24.4 x 24.1...
Lot 73345
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$1,250.00

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