October 31, 2021 – January 30, 2022
West Building, Ground Floor, West Outer Tier
Women photographers around the world—from China, India, and Japan to North and South America, the Soviet Union, and throughout Europe—explored the creative possibilities of photography in the early 20th century, while also asserting their rights as independent artists and professionals.
Queer Artists Grete Stern and Ellen Auerbach: ringl + pit
Die Ringlpitis documents the life and work of two queer artists through beautiful, witty, and sometimes irreverent mixed media art.
Meeting Tsuneko Sasamoto
Now 106 years old, Japanese photographer Tsuneko Sasamoto (above) is one of the “new women” in this exhibition. Curator Andrea Nelson shares her experience of traveling to Japan to meet the pioneering photojournalist.
The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
The exhibition is curated by Andrea Nelson, associate curator in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, July 2–October 3, 2021
The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation has provided major support for this exhibition. The Trellis Fund also kindly provided a leadership gift.
Additional funding is provided by The Exhibition Circle of the National Gallery of Art and the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation.
Admission is always free and passes are not required.