Her World in Focus: Women Photographers from the Permanent Collection - Tampa Museum of Art

On view through September 5, 2021

The Tampa Museum of Art’s holdings in photography represents the largest collecting areas of the permanent collection. The collection now comprises more than 950 photographs and illustrates a range of processing techniques and approaches to the medium. Her World in Focus: Women Photographers from the Permanent Collection highlights important women photographers in the Museum’s collection. From the candid street photography of Dianora Niccolini to Jan Groover’s influential still life photographs, and Cindy Sherman’s iconic portraiture, the exhibition highlights key genres of post-war photography. Personal identity and reflections on place appear in the works by artists such as Maria Martinez-Cañas. The exhibition will also include the work of Berenice Abbott, Barbara Ess, Maria Friberg, Penelope Umbrico, and others.

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Scenic View #1, 1990

Suzanne Camp-Crosby (American, 1948-2020), Dye destruction print. 13 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches. Tampa Museum of Art, Gift of the artist in honor of Genevieve Linnehan, 1992.010

Untitled (Women Playing Guitars around Washington Square Park, NY), c. 1960

Dianora Niccolini (Italian-American, b. 1936), Gelatin silver print. 14 x 11 inches. Tampa Museum of Art, Gift of the artist in memory of Elaine Augsbury, 2009.001.004