Women in Contrast Exhibition

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 Abbott, Diane Arbus, Marilyn Bridges, Nancy Burson, Imogen Cunningham, Donna Ferrato, Toni Frissell, Mary Ellen Mark, and Dorothy Norman.

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.
Presented in conjunction with the 17th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders,
and Sexualities.

Women in Contrast Exhibition

March 28 - August 18

Gallery Location and Hours

David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor

Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, Noon - 4 p.m.

Galleries are closed during installations, holidays and University recesses. 




Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991),
Poultry Shop East 7th Street, Rooster,
from the portfolio Retrospective,
1935/1982, Edition 18/40, gelatin silver print,
23 x 18.25 in., Hofstra University Museum
Collections, gift of Lazarus Weiner, HU84.25




Thursday, August 17, 2017



Filderman Gallery
9th Floor, Axinn Library
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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