Kar, Ida, 1908-1974

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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

Archival Resources
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creatorOf Kar, Ida. Kar, Ida : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Ida Kar Photographic Prints, 1953-1964 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Kar, Ida, 1908-1974. Ida Kar Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963. Letter : to Ida Kar, 1954. getty research institute
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associatedWith Arp, Jean, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980 person
associatedWith Behan, Brendan. person
associatedWith Braque, Georges, 1882-1963. person
associatedWith Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985. person
associatedWith Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. person
associatedWith Cox, John, person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966. person
associatedWith Le Corbusier, 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Man Ray, 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. person
associatedWith Moore, Henry, 1898- person
associatedWith Preston, Julieta, person
associatedWith Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980. person
associatedWith Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975. person
associatedWith Spek, Klaus, person
associatedWith Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963. person
associatedWith Yerevan, C. Stephanyan, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England--London
Subject
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
Occupation
Photographers
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Birth 1908-04-08

Death 1974-12-24

Britons

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