Margaret Bourke-White

Art, Photography

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Bourke-White produced some of the most iconic images of the twentieth century. Here, her images of WWII are shown with lesser-known shots of burlesque dancers.

The first female photographer to accompany the U.S armed forces in the Second World War, Bourke-White produced some of the most arresting iconic images of the twentieth century. Working within the male-dominated world of photojournalism didn’t deter the New Yorker whose interest in photography was spurred by her father’s passion for cameras. Bourke-White started out working in architectural and commercial photography before working as staff photographer for publications like Fortune and Life. Here, her war images are shown alongside lesser-known photographs of burlesque dancers.

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