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International Center of Photography (ICP)

Exhibition Detail
Lousie Brooks and the "New Women" in Weimar Cinema
Curated by: Vanessa Rocco
1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd
New York, NY 10036


January 19th, 2007 - April 29th, 2007
 
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photography, early, black-and-white, feminist
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General Admission $12 Students and Seniors $8 Members and children under 12 Free
> DESCRIPTION
This exhibit celebrates Louis Brooks, one of the most iconic women of film.  Best known for her role in Pandora's Box, in which she played a modern jazz-age women with a severe black bob she embodied  the ideal Weimar-era "new women"; free-spirited, politically equal and gender neutral.  This exhibit takes place on the 100th year of her of her birth and draws on a vast archive of images from various points in her career.

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