Women in Contrast

March 28 - August 18, 2017
David Filderman Gallery

Curated by Kristy L. Caratzola, the Museum’s former collections manager, this original exhibition features iconic imagery captured by a selection of innovative modernist and contemporary female photographers, including Berenice AbbottDiane ArbusMarilyn BridgesNancy BursonImogen CunninghamDonna FerratoToni FrissellMary Ellen Mark, and Dorothy Norman.

This exhibition was offered in association with the 17th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities that was held at Hofstra University June 1-4, 2017. For more information, please visit their conference page.

View interactive PDF of Exhibition Catalog

Funding support has been provided by Astoria Bank, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and Barbara Roux.

Press Release: Museum Presents “Women in Contrast”

Unmade Bed

Imogen Cunningham (American, 1883-1976), Unmade Bed, 1957, Gelatin silver print, 10 3/8 x 13 3/8 in., Hofstra University Museum Collections, gift of Long Beach Friends of Hofstra, HU76.05