Passings: Pioneering Photo Gallerist Evelyne Daitz Dies at 83

By David Schonauer   Tuesday December 3, 2019

Evelyne Daitz, who worked with Lee Witkin at his pioneering Witkin Gallery in New York City and then took it over after his death in 1984 and ran it for another 15 years, died on Oct. 31 in Manhattan, notes The New York Times. She was 83. Daitz advanced the careers of many photographers — including Jill Freedman, Evelyn Hofer and Mario Cravo Neto — and helped carry forward Witkin’s belief in the photographic print as a collectible art form, an idea that was relatively new when he founded the gallery in 1969.

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