New York City: the place to be in the 1930s and 40s, the land of opportunity during the Great Depression and a politically tense period… read more →
Esther Bubley was an American photographer, most well known for her noir style photographs of everyday life. She grew up in a Jewish family in Wisconsin with… read more →
Esther Bubley and Helen Levitt are both born and raised Jewish American photographers. Both artists lived in a time when segregation was a big part of American culture. Although they… read more →
According to Susan Sontag as mentioned in Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures “[Paul] Strand is simply the biggest, widest, most commanding talent in the history of American photography”… read more →
The Liberating Lens is a proud contributor to the exhibition Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art, presented by the Contemporary Jewish Museum and SFMOMA.