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Margaret Bourke-White in Print
Exhibition Opening Reception

Tuesday, January 24, 2006
5:00 pm
Scholarly Communication Center, 4th Floor
Archibald S. Alexander Library
College Avenue Campus

New Jersey-born photographer Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) created many iconic images of southern sharercroppers, World War II concentration camp victims, the Soviet Union, Mahatma Gandhi, and others. At a time when photography was only beginning to be considered an art form, Bourke-White's photographs became known through publication in magazines, such as Life and Fortune, and later in best-selling books. The exhibition features examples of Bourke-White's published photographs from the Libraries' collections as well as materials from the collections of the Syracuse University Library and the private collection of Photography Historian Gary Saretzky.

Mr. Saretzky will speak at the exhibition opening reception about Ms. Bourke-White's experiences in photographing the Soviet Union.

This event is part of the national Year of the Woman Artist project.

The exhibition will run January 24 - May 31, 2006.

RSVP to events@rci.rutgers.edu or by calling 732/932-7505.



Posted December 20, 2005