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Women Photographers

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Opening This Week: Live Dangerously

Posted: September 18, 2019
Category: Women Photographers
Live Dangerously reveals the bold and dynamic ways in which female bodies inhabit and activate the natural world. Twelve groundbreaking photographers use humor, drama, ambiguity, and innovative storytelling to illuminate...

5 Fast Facts: Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Posted: September 11, 2019
Category: Women Photographers
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Louise Dahl-Wolfe (1895–1989), best known today for her innovative fashion photography.

Photographer Lori Grinker Documents Life “Afterwar”

Posted: November 10, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

See and Be Seen: Diane Arbus

Posted: August 30, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Justine Kurland

Posted: August 17, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
Impress your friends with five fast facts about American photographer Justine Kurland, whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.
Crouching in the shadow of a highway overpass, three teenage girls with light skin focus intently on lighting smoke bombs.

5 Fast Facts: Hellen van Meene

Posted: August 1, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Hellen van Meene (b. 1972), whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.

Staging Strange: Angela Strassheim’s Photographs

Posted: July 19, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
Learn more about photographer Angela Strassheim's unsettling images of crime scenes, domestic activities, and oddly posed figures.
Three light-skinned children: one with long, blonde hair wears fairy wings and kneels, reading a book, behind a toy castle in a doorway full of light; one asleep on a bed on the left; and one under a bed on the right. Between the beds, dozens of toy horses stampede at the viewer.

New Documentary in “She Who Tells a Story”

Posted: July 7, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
She Who Tells a Story artists use artistic and documentary techniques to both depict experiences and address concerns about the medium of photography.
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Daniela Rossell

Posted: June 14, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Mexican photographer Daniela Rossell, whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.
A slim, light-skinned woman wearing a long, emerald-green dress gazes up at the viewer from the foot of the bed, her bare feet near the headboard. Brown hair radiates from her head in 10 curled, snake-like segments. Her arms, bent at the elbows, extend from her body to form a W.

Deconstructing Orientalism in “She Who Tells a Story”

Posted: May 29, 2016
Category: Women Photographers
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.