Kar, Ida, 1908-1974

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-04-08
Death 1974-12-24
Britons

Biographical notes:

Born in Moscow, Kar worked as a photographer in Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt before moving to London with her second husband, Victor Musgrave, and opening a studio there. Surrounded by artists, writers and other figures from the arts, Kar focused her camera on them, creating the bulk of her portraits from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s.

From the description of Ida Kar Collection. 1953-1964. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597771

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Ark ID:
w62c01xr
SNAC ID:
23489343

Subjects:

  • Poets--1950-1970
  • Scientists--1950-1970
  • Photographers--1950-1970
  • Directors (administrators)--1950-1970
  • Dramatists--1950-1970
  • Sculptors--1950-1970
  • Authors--1950-1970
  • Artists--1950-1970
  • Painters (artists)--1950-1970
  • Art exhibitions--1960-1970

Occupations:

  • Photographers

Places:

  • England--London (as recorded)