List of Artists Barbara Morgan

Barbara Morgan (Buffalo/Kansas 1900 - North Tarrytown/New York 1992) - Artist


US-american photographer. She studied 1919-23 at the UCLA a. was engaged in watercolour painting a. printmaking. Her husband Willard D. Morgan introduced her to photography. Both worked in the desert of the American South-West before moving to New York in 1930. It was there that M. attended for the first time a performance of the Martha Graham Dance Company, as a result modern dance became one of M.'s most important subject matters. Those photographs were exhibited in a solo show at the MoMA in 1941. M. was in contact with many artists like L. Moholy-Nagy, W. Gropius a. J. Albers. Together with A. Adams she was co-founder of the photo magazine 'Aperture' in 1952.


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Matha Graham - El Penitente

Barbara Morgan (Buffalo/Kansas 1900 - North Tarrytown/New York 1992)

Matha Graham - El Penitente


Proceeds: 1.900,00 €

Link to catalog: September 2014 Kunst (09/2014)

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