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.

From the Vault: Rineke Dijkstra

Posted: August 16, 2010
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.

From the Vault: Lola Álvarez Bravo

Posted: March 24, 2010
Category: Women Photographers
Learn more about Mexican artist Lola Álvarez Bravo (1907-1993), whose work De Generación en Generación (1950) is featured in the NMWA collection.
Black-and-white photograph of a woman wearing a dark skirt and light blouse holding a child. The woman faces back and her dark braid reaches past her waist. The dark-haired child stares at the camera and wears a white embroidered dress. Other figures are slightly visible beyond.

Artist Spotlight: Interview with Maggie Foskett

Posted: September 18, 2009
Category: Women Photographers
Maggie Foskett (American, b.1919) would not have you call her a “nature artist;” nor is she a romantic about humanity’s relationship with the natural world.