Women Behind the Lens


Women have been part of the history of photography from its origin. Despite the social obstacles, there are many women who decided to use the camera as a form of expression and to portray important moments and people.

We want to show you a small sample of the work of some of these great photographers:

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
Margaret Bourke White
Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)
Lola Alvarez Bravo
Lola Álvarez Bravo (1907-1993)
Gerda Taro
Gerda Taro (1910-1937)
Helen Levitt
Helen Levitt (1913-2009)
Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus (1923-1971)
Vivian Maier
Vivian Maier (1926-2009)
Cristina Garcia Rodero
Cristina García Rodero (1949-)
Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz (1949-)
Sally Mann
Sally Mann (1951-)
Ouka Leele
Ouka Leele (1957-)

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