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October 10, 2008 – February 1, 2009
Museum: Portrait Gallery
Location: 2nd Floor, North Side
Women of Our Time is a photographic celebration of 91 women who have challenged and changed America. These revealing portraits show women who have reached the summit of achievement in politics, business, arts, sports, performance, music, humanitarianism, and science. Included are rarely seen photographs of such women as Margaret Wise Brown, Amelia Earhart, Althea Gibson, Billie Holiday, Helen Keller, Marilyn Monroe, Georgia O'Keeffe, Gertrude Stein, Gloria Steinem, and Wendy Wasserstein. In addition, this exhibition features works of the most distinquished 20th-century photographers, including Philippe Halsman, Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model, Irving Penn, and Edward Steichen.
Two companion publications: $18.95 (condensed version), $35 (cloth)