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Weegee

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2230769
Weegee

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 12 June 1899, in Lemberg, Austria (now Lviv, Ukraine); died 26 December 1968, in New York.

Photographer, photojournalist. Portraiture, fashion photography, abstractions, film.

Born Usher Fellig, the boy who would become Weegee received an Anglicized name upon his family’s immigration to America in ...

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Subjects: Photography and Photographs ; Publishing ; Art of the United States ; 20th-Century Art

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