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LIFE: Six Women Photographers

6 Marie Hansen - The WAACs Sept 7 1942.JPG

October 6, 2023 - February 3, 2024

The 20th century witnessed several waves of pioneering women entering new industries, including photojournalism. This exhibition follows the careers of six enterprizing LIFE photographers through the works they created and the stories they captured between the 1930s and 1970s. We invite you to join us for a tour of the social and political dynamics that shaped the American experience during this time through the lenses of Margaret Bourke-White, Hansel Mieth, Marie Hansen, Nina Leen, Martha Holmes, and Lisa Larsen.

This exhibition has been organized by the New-York Historical Society. This exhibition has been generously supported by Joyce B. Cowin, with additional support from Sara Lee Schupf, Jerry Speyer, and Robert A. M. Stern.