Editta in many ways embodies the artistic spirit that once made New York the art capital of the world, where the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol mingled in what were truly casual artistic encounters.
The coverage of Editta Sherman’s session with the celebrated comedian Mr. Jackie Mason…
Photographer Editta Sherman talks about what keeps her young and vibrant at the age of 92.
A swan dance set to a modern song.
My grandmother would have turned 95 this year. I have a photograph taken nine years ago of the moment she held her first great-grandchild, my first nephew: the two softest faces I knew, cheek-to-cheek, paper-thin skin against brand new plumpness. That picture was very much in my mind when, soon after having my own baby last summer, I was asked to interview celebrity portrait photographer Editta Sherman, aged – you’ve guessed it – 95….