Tag Archives: Women’s History Month

Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat, “Tooba Series”, 2002 (2006.39.2) (Cibachrome) Shirin Neshat, “Passage Series”, 2001 (2006.39.1) (Cibachrome) Shirin Neshat was born on this day in Qazvin, Iran. Shirin Neshat received the 2002 Infinity Award in the Art category and the Spotlight Award (“honoring … Continue reading

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Wendy Ewald (Working in Ráquira, Columbia)

Alirio Casas, A dream that Rubiela lost her body, 1982-83 (3809.1992) Alirio Casas, My mother drinking coffee in the kitchen after she made dinner, 1982-83 (3806.1992) Fanny Valero, Uriel saddling the burro, 1982-83 (3804.1992) Dalida Reyes, My first Communion dress … Continue reading

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Carlotta Corpron: Solarized Calla Lilies and Rae Ann with Amaryllis

Carlotta Corpron (1901-1987), Solarized Calla Lilies, 1948 (printed 1978) (59.1982) Carlotta Corpron (1901-1987), Rae Ann with Amaryllis, 1945 (printed 1978) (64.1982) Margaretta K. Mitchell, Carlotta M. Corpron, 1978 (29.1983) Carlotta M. Corpron (1901-1987). The ultramodern Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is an … Continue reading

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Barbara Crane (1979)

Barbara Crane (1928-2019), Whole Roll: Tar Findings, 1975 (2.1982) Barbara Crane, ICP, March 18, 1979: Barbara Crane (1928-2019), Chicago, 1976 (161.1980) Barbara Crane (1928-2019), Chicago Loop (billboard and balcony), 1977 (1.1982) Barbara Crane, ICP, March 18, 1979: A pair of … Continue reading

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Jill Freedman: “Ireland – A love story”

Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Sam and Star, County Leitrim, 1981 (19.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Fair Day, County Leitrim, 1973 (18.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), The Silver Fleece, County Leitrim, 1973 (43.1988) Jill Freedman (1939-2019), Great Sheep Dog, County Leitrim, 1973 (8.1988) Jill … Continue reading

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Ilse Bing (“What should the onlooker see in a picture?”)

Ilse Bing (1899-1998), Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort, 1913 (28.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. Here she speaks about a different self-portrait: Ilse Bing (1899-1998), [Self portrait], 1945 (2012.87.23) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. (“Let other people … Continue reading

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Two Slices of “The Full Circle”

Harper’s Bazaar, Number 3000, November 1961, pp. 133-137 (41.2005) Photo of Hiroko Matsumoto by Richard Avedon. On the cover: Cardin’s “Butterfly” dress – a giant chrysanthemum of spiraling petals, centered by a blazing cluster of diamonds cascading the shoulder. This … Continue reading

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