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  • Leibovitz, Annie (PBS and WNET, 2015-09-30)
    A sample of the photographs by Annie Leibovitz, the accomplished and influential Jewish American photographer. To access click on the link above. When you get to the page click on the plus (+) sign and then use the ...
  • Caplan, Greg (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A biography of the famous and influential photographer, Annie Leibovitz, published in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia by the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Grisar, PJ (Forward, 2018-09-18)
    A film review that includes an informal biographical sketch of the photographer Garry Winogrand. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Goodman, Helen (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    An essay on American Jewish women photographers. Click on the link above to access.
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    The Richard Avedon Foundation (The Richard Avedon Foundation, 2019)
    A short biography of Richard Avedon on the Web site of The Richard Avedon Foundation. Also on the Web site are a selection of Avedon's photographs. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Gurewitsch, Matthew (smithsonianmag.com, 2009-06)
    "When PM began publishing, in the summer of 1940, the mercury was soaring, and the editors wanted to know how Joe Average was coping. Weegee went out and shot individuals sleeping on fire escapes, kids cooling off in the ...
  • The Art History Archive - Feminist Art (The Art History Archive, 2018)
    This site is part of the Art History Archive (http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/). Its overall mission is to "serve as a library of information about different artistic movements, art groups and specific artists." ...
  • Haigney, Sophie (New York Times, 2018-11-06)
    This article was written on the occasion of an exhibition of Roser's art at the Jewish Museum in New York City. The exhibition, entitled “Martha Rosler: Irrespective,” showcases the art, done in various medums, dating ...
  • Baron, Laurie (San Diego Jewish World, 2018-11-12)
    The article begins, "Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee died Monday. As a memorial to him, here’s an excerpt from an article I wrote in 2003 about the first X-Men movie." What follows is an excerpt from Lawrence Baron's ...
  • Shahn, Ben (Grey Art Gallery / New York University, 2015-12)
    Digital images of Ben Shahn photographs from a Grey Gallery (New York University) exhibit that ran from November 14, 2000 until January 27, 2001. Click on the link above to access the photographs.
  • The Art Story Contributors, edited and revised, with Synopsis and Key Ideas added by Diana Linden (The Art Story, 2018)
    Contains a biographical essay on the life of Ben Shahn, a prominent Jewish American artist. At the bottom of the page there is a set of links to a page from which you can access digital images of some of his his work. ...
  • The Art Story Contributors (The Art Story Contributors, 2018)
    A set of related entries (including a biography) about the famous Jewish American photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. It includes links to his photographs, as well as resources for those who who would like to learn more. His ...
  • Fowlow, Loraine; Baird, Baird (revised) (Canadian Encylopedia, 2017-02-22)
    This article in the Canadian Encyclopedia, written in 2008 and revised in 2017, discusses Frank Gehry's work, achievements and architectural philosophy. It also notes Gehry;s significant Canadian achievement, the renovation ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2017-09-21)
    An article about the architect, Frank Gehry, his achievements and his philosophy about architecture. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Cavna, Michael; Mankoff, Robert (Washington Post, 2017-04-28)
    An article concerning Bob Mankoff, a cartoonist. The article contains Mankoff's favorite cartoons among those of his that were published in the New Yorker. Click on the link above to access the article and to see the cartoons.
  • Weegee, Arthur Fellig; The J. Paul Getty Museum (The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003)
    This entry in the web site for the The J. Paul Getty Museum contains a short biographical note and 8 pages of photographs by Weegee. Click on the link above to access the web entry for this Jewish American photographer.
  • University of New Hampshire Library (2017)
    Short biographical article and a guide to the Lotte Jacobi Collection of correspondence spanning the years 1924-1986, including personal files, daybooks, account books, exhibition information, scrapbooks, etc.. Click on ...
  • Ross, Marion Levenson (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    Biographical article on the photographer from Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. It also contains a short bibliography. Click on the link above to access the article and bibliography.
  • Grundberg, Andy (New York Times, 1985-01-17)
    Obituary of the photojournalist and film maker. Click on the link above to access the obituary.
  • Unknown author (Ruth Orkin Photo Archive, 2017)
    Website devoted to the photojournalist Ruth Orkin. Contents include biographical information and photographic galleries. The archive is maintained by Mary Engel, the photographer's daughter and director of the archive. ...

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