WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY

The Museum of Modern Art celebrates the greatest women photographers of all time—from Diane Arbus to Cindy Sherman to Nan Goldin. By Philip Gefter. VIEW OUR GALLERY

© 2010 Cindy Sherman

Untitled #92, 1981

Cindy Sherman (American, born 1954)

Chromogenic color print, 24 x 47 15/16" (61 x 121.9 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Fellows of Photography Fund

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Shirley C. Burden

Untitled, c. 1867

Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879)

Albumen silver print 13 3/16 x 11" (33.5 x 27.9 cm)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Hermine M. Turner

The Manger, 1899

Gertrude Käsebier (American, 1852-1934

Platinum print, 12 13/16 x 9 5/8" (32.5 x 24.4 cm)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Lincoln Kirstein

Stairway of the Treasurer's Residence, Students at Work. 1899-1900

Frances Benjamin Johnston (American, 1864-1952)

Platinum print. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2" (19.1 x 24.1 cm)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Hermine M. Turner

Blessed Art Thou Among Women, 1899

Gertrude Käsebier (American, 1852-1934)

Platinum print, 9 3/8 x 5 5/8" (23.8 x 14.3 cm)

© 2010 Lucia Moholy Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Untitled (Florence Henri), 1927

Lucia Moholy (British, 1894-1989)

Gelatin silver print, 14 5/8 x 11" (37.1 x 28 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Thomas Walther Collection. Gift of Thomas Walther

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Thomas Walther Collection. Purchase

Untitled, c. 1921

Claude Cahun (French, 1894-1954)

Gelatin silver print 9 5/16 x 5 7/8" (23.7 x 15 cm)

© 2010 The Ilse Bing Estate / Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery

Self-Portrait in Mirrors, 1931

Ilse Bing (American, born Germany. 1899-1998)

Gelatin silver print, 10 1/2 x 12" (26.8 x 30.8 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Joseph G. Mayer Fund

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Given anonymously. © 2010 Tina Barney

Sunday New York Times, 1982

Tina Barney (American, born 1945)

Chromogenic color print. 47 1/2 x 60 7/8" (120.7 x 154.8 cm)

© 2010 Nan Goldin

Nan One Month After Being Battered, 1984

Nan Goldin (American, born 1953)

Silver dye bleach print (printed 2008), 15 1/2 x 23 1/8" (39.4 x 58.7 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Richard E. and Christie Salomon Fund and The Family of Man Fund. © 2010 Laurie Simmons

Walking House, 1989

Laurie Simmons (American, born 1949)

Gelatin silver print. 6' 11 1/4" x 47 3/8" (211.4 x 120.4 cm)

© 2010 Judith Joy Ross

P.F.C. Maria I. Leon, U.S. Army Reserve, On Red Alert, Gulf War, 1990

Judith Joy Ross (American, born 1946)

Gelatin silver printing-out-paper print 9 11/16 x 7 11/16" (24.6 x 19.5 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lois and Bruce Zenkel Fund

© 2010 Carrie Mae Weems

From Here I Saw What Happened, 1995

Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953)

Chromogenic color print with sand-blasted text on glass, 43 1/2 x 33 1/2" (110.5 x 85.1 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift on behalf of The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art