Ida Wyman: East Harlem, New York, 1947 in Color featured on The Eye of Photography

February 23, 2021 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography


screen shot of Ida Wyman exhibit feature on L'Oeil de la Photography website

February 22, 2021
Via The Eye of Photography

"This series of color Ektachromes Ida Wyman made of East Harlem in 1947 was discovered in her archive only recently, and exist as the only color body of work from that period. Her photographs reveal the extraordinary within the urban landscape.  Reflecting the related practices of documentary photography, photojournalism, and street photography, these images are a testament to Wyman's abiding curiosity about the human condition and the complexity of human experience, both familiar and unfamiliar."

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View the exhibit here

View a short biographical film about the pioneering Ida Wyman here.

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