HISTORICAL HEROINES

Lotte Jacobi

Coming from a long line of photographers, German-born Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990) was known for her intimate, dramatic and often experimental portraits in the ‘New Vision’ style of the late 1920s and 30s. After fleeing Hitler’s Germany,...

Lou Lander Cat. 96

Lou Landauer

German photographer Lou Landauer, who was active during the 1930s - 1950s, is recognised today for her photograms of botanical subjects....

Self-portrait with a dog © Estate of Madame d'Ora, Museum for Art and Crafts Hamburg

Madame d’Ora

The most famous of the Viennese pre-war photographers was Dora Kallmus, otherwise known as Madame d’Ora...

Mariana Yampolsky Payaso de Tlaxcala (Tlaxcala Clown), 1994

Mariana Yampolsky

Mariana Yampolsky is one of Mexico’s most influential and talented photographers. She created art is versatile and multifaceted...

Marie Høeg

A prominent member of the Norwegian feminist movement in Horton, Marie Høeg along with partner Bolette Berg, experimented with gender identity and performance....

Marion Palfi

Marion Palfi was a German American social documentary photographer, focusing on discrimination and civil rights within America...

Mary Dillwyn Photograph

Mary Dillwyn

Pioneering photographer who worked during the 1840s and 1850s, is widely considered to be the earliest female photographer in Wales....