Ruth Orkin  (American, 1921-1985) 

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Ruth Orkin, American Girl in Italy

 

Ruth Orkin
American Girl in Italy
Atlas Gallery
Ruth Orkin, American Girl In Italy

 

Ruth Orkin
American Girl In Italy
1951

Cavalier Galleries
Ruth Orkin, Albert Einstein at Princeton Luncheon, New Jersey

 

Ruth Orkin
Albert Einstein at Princeton Luncheon, New Jersey
1953

Howard Greenberg Gallery
Ruth Orkin, Einstein at Princeton Luncheon

 

Ruth Orkin
Einstein at Princeton Luncheon
1953

Cavalier Galleries
Ruth Orkin, American Girl I

 

Ruth Orkin
American Girl I
Tulla Booth Gallery
Ruth Orkin, An American Girl in Italy

 

Ruth Orkin
An American Girl in Italy
1951

Monroe Gallery of Photography
Ruth Orkin, American Girl in Italy

 

Ruth Orkin
American Girl in Italy
1951

Howard Greenberg Gallery
  

1921   Born in Boston, MA
1943   Moved to New York City and became a photojournalist for magazines such as Life, Look, and Ladies Home Journal.
1952   Married the photographer Morris Engel.
1953   Editor, co-director and co-writer of film, Little Fugitive, which received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Screenplay
1959   Named one of the “Top Ten Women Photographers in the U.S” by the Professional Photographers of America.
1974   Retrospective of her work at the Nikon House in New York
1976   Instructor at School of Visual Arts, New York
1977   Exhibition of work at The Witkin Gallery
1978   A World Through My Window published by Harper and Row
1980   Instructor at the International Center of Photography, New York;
1980   Awarded the First Annual Manhattan Cultural Award in Photography
1981   A Photo Journal published Viking Press
1983   More Pictures From My Window published by Rizzoli
1984   Received the Certificate of Merit from the Municipal Art Society of New York
1985   Dies in New York City
1995   International Center of Photography, New York
1994   Witkin Gallery, New York
1990   Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
1985   Witkin Gallery, New York
1980   Atlanta Gallery of Photography, Atlanta, Georgia
1979   Rizzoli Gallery, New York
1978   Milwaukee Center of Photography, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1977   Witkin Gallery, New York; Enjay Gallery, Boston, Massachusettes
1974   Nikon House, New York