Editta Sherman's vibrant sparkling life faded from this earth on November 1st, 2013, All Saints Day. She is at peace now, and she is clothed in her ballerina dress with her diamond shoes dancing her way home to our hearts.

'We see that she has caught a few hard grains of time it self.

Life is something pinned down by life and light. Her portraits are forever'.

Somerset Maugham, celebrated English writer

Her striking portraits

Yul Brynner, Christopher Plummer, Leonard Bernstein, Maurice Chevalier, Joe DiMaggio, Leopold Stokowski, Lillian Gish, Anthony Quinn posed for Editta.

The Studio

From 1949 to 2010, Editta Sherman operated her business from the Carnegie Hall Artists Studios where she photographed actors, writers, models, sports heroes, artists…

Her unique life story

Editta Sherman lives and works in New York City for more than sixty years. Currently at the age of 99, she still photographs. Editta is presently appearing -- along with Bill Cunningham -- in two films: 'Bill Cunningham-NY' and 'Lost Bohemia.'