HISTORICAL HEROINES

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Ellen Auerbach

One half of ringl+pit, Jewish photographer Ellen Auerbach (1906-2004) created surreal images and used photography as a means of independence....

Emma Rayson Barton

Emma Barton (1872–1938) was an English Pictorialist portrait photographer active between 1899 and the end of WW1 and at the height of her fame she was the most published female photographer of her time....

Eva Besnyö

Eva Besnyö

After being gifted a Kodak Brownie, Eva Besnyö went on to open her own photography studio where she continually adapted her style...

Portrait Evelyn Hofer (Detail), 1951

Evelyn Hofer

The German-born American artist Evelyn Hofer (1922-2009) is considered one of the foremost female photographers of the ‘New Objectivity’ style....

Fanny Foster

Fanny Foster

Fanny Foster was a British photographer hired to document the 1929-1931 archaeological excavation at the Vinča-Belo Brdo tell in modern-day Serbia...

Florence Henri, Self-Portrait, 1928, gelatin silver print

Florence Henri

Florence Henri did not just live through arguably the most exciting period in the history of art – she was at its very frontier...

Francesca Woodman

Francesca Woodman

The work of Francesca Woodman, and life, is often cast with an air of melancholy. Discover her self-proclaimed "ghost pictures"....

Franki Raffles

Edinburgh-based Franki Raffles (1955 - 1994) was a social documentarian and feminist photographer who died tragically young....