Facts about Imogen Cunningham

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Imogen Cunningham was a famous Photographer from USA, who lived between April 12, 1883 and June 24, 1976. He/she became 93 years old.

Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Imogen.

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Famous quotes by Imogen Cunningham (30)


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"I was brought up on art. My father thought I had a great hand at art and sent me to art school. But he did not want me to become a photographer"
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"I think San Francisco is the best place in the whole world for an easy life"
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"I never stopped photographing. There were a couple of years when I didn't have a darkroom, but that didn't stop me from photographing"
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"Get it out of your historic head"
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"My mind is vacant on names, but I know him as well as anything. When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back"
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"I hate big models"
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"Some people say to me, Isn't it too bad that people discovered you so late? I never thought that"
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"I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods"
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"Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it"
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"When people ask me silly questions about my private life, I just say, I don't discuss that"
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"Well, I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods"
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"There are certain things you don't discuss with Ansel, especially if you don't agree"
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"I'd never kill myself for a man. I wouldn't do it for anybody"
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"I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent"
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"Anybody is influenced by where and how he lives"
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"When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back"
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"I was poor. When you're poor you work, and when you're rich you expect somebody to hand it to you. So I think being reasonably poor is very good for people"
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"I don't know what love means"
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"You see, I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America"
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"Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person who does portraits for a living? I could fill several volumes with nice nasty stories. I don't know"
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"It's silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease"
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"I don't resent anything"
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"When People magazine called me, I did the job on Ansel. I'm older than Ansel and he has to mind me"
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"I told the students that whatever they did in class was for the wastebasket"
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"I don't talk about success. I don't know what it is. Wait until I'm dead"
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"When you do portraits professionally it's not a desire, it's for money"
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"I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men"
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"I don't love the world. I think Jupiter should have hit us"
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"I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America. I wanted to photograph"
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"A woman said to me when she first sat down, You're photographing the wrong side of my face. I said, Oh, is there one?"


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