Date   

Drones

Deborah Marsden
 

I am interested in purchasing a drone to complete a project on CT lighthouses, some are further out in the water. Does anyone have any experience or recommendations on the purchase of a drone? Thanks

Deb Marsden


Re: YouPic collab offer

Chaya Weinstein
 

I just looked up reviews of the site: it is for photo sharing. The first hit was:

YouPic has a consumer rating of 2.43 stars from 46 reviews indicating that most consumers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. YouPic also ranks 36th among Photo Sharing sites.

Chaya


On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 4:02 PM Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:
What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...



--

E. Chaya Weinstein, Ph.D., OTR/L

ecweinstein@...

www.MentalHealthRecoveryOT.com

646-902-5098


Re: YouPic collab offer

Chaya Weinstein
 

Has to be super phony--if you are such a talented photographer that they like, a legitimate organization would never start a letter with a generic "Hey!"

On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 4:02 PM Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:
What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...



--

E. Chaya Weinstein, Ph.D., OTR/L

ecweinstein@...

www.MentalHealthRecoveryOT.com

646-902-5098


Re: YouPic collab offer

elaine_kirchen@...
 

I would be suspicious until you know more about the organization.

Elaine Kirchen


On Sep 18, 2020, at 4:44 PM, Barbara Nelson 1 <bnelson2@...> wrote:

 I get so many of this type - some may be legit but it is usually a “come-on” at best and links to a virus at worst.  Can’t spend the time to research each one.

barbara nelson

On Sep 18, 2020, at 4:02 PM, Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:

What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...


--
Barbara Nelson 


Re: YouPic collab offer

Sharron Crocker
 

I ignore these things... they flatter you and then it turns out they usually want you to pay for something or use your photos for free...


On Fri, Sep 18, 2020, 4:02 PM Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:
What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...


--
Sharron Lee Crocker
UntamedNewYork.com


Re: YouPic collab offer

Barbara Nelson 1
 

I get so many of this type - some may be legit but it is usually a “come-on” at best and links to a virus at worst.  Can’t spend the time to research each one.

barbara nelson

On Sep 18, 2020, at 4:02 PM, Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:

What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...


--
Barbara Nelson 


Re: YouPic collab offer

Jini Sachse
 

I got it, too. I think it is a mass trolling for new website clients.


On Sep 18, 2020, at 4:02 PM, Nancy Langer <nlangerlpt@...> wrote:

What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...


YouPic collab offer

Nancy Langer
 

What do you think about this unsolicited email?

From: Caroline Sjöberg <caroline@...>
Date: September 18, 2020 at 11:31:50 AM EDT
To: nlangerLPT@...
Subject: YouPic collab offer


Hey,

I'm sorry to disturb but I’m currently looking for amazing photographers . We really enjoy your style and if you’re interested it would be an honor to feature your work on YouPic

Yours,
Caroline Sjöberg


Caroline Sjöberg Community Manager E-mail: caroline@...


Re: Stroke of Luck!

Lynne
 

Hi:
A stroke of luck with a great full page review in the NYT today, page 9, in the Weekend Arts Section on Jacob Lawrence's Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition that I mentioned seeing yesterday.
As mentioned before ask exactly where it is because of gallery changes/closings and take your time. Although a small exhibit there is a lot of text that goes along with each image and people are taking their time to read and absorb the information.
Have fun.
Lynne R. Cashman


Re: Museum visit

Barbara Nelson 1
 

also - leave a couple hours for the “Making of the Met” which was suppose to be grand opening in March celebrating 150 years - but the virus hit at the same time.  It is fabulous and a study in how to curate an exhibition of many subjects.  Barbara Nelson  

PS totally loved the smaller exhibit on first floor (in the back - ask where it is) of Jacob Lawrence paintings - some of his paintings are also in th Whitney’s new exhibit.

On Sep 18, 2020, at 9:19 AM, Elizabeth Currier <edcurrier7@...> wrote:

Thanks Lynne!  So helpful to know and encouraging.  Time to venture out for some Kultcha!

On Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 6:54 PM Lynne <lynne@...> wrote:
Hi:
Made my way to The Metropolitan Museum of Art today, Had a timed ticket, but got there early with no problem, had my temperature checked outside, bag searched inside and paid whatever I wanted as a NYC/NYS resident. Made my way to Photography's Last Century exhibit which is excellent, then up to the roof to see enjoy Hector' Zambra's, Lattice Detour which is fascinating.
Then to Jacob Lawrence's paintings, The American Struggle, which in many ways ties into today's struggles.
On my way out was fascinated by another exhibit, which I couldn't really take in, but will return. The title of which is Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.
Everyone wearing masks and keeping them on. Hand sanitizers all over.
Elevator to the roof only allows two people in at a time with a guard in charge. Bathroom clean and only 4 people allowed inside at a time. They have one open right near the entry on 81st Street, ground floor. Bring your own water bottle, no fountains operating. Gift shop and bookstore also set up differently for ease. Seating emphasizes distancing.
I am glad that we have our cultural sites reopening. I suggest that if you can go now before everyone wakes up to visiting.
The only thing I didn't investigate was any quick places to get something to eat and or drink. Most places are closed within the museum.
Exhausted, but in a good way and a good respite from the angst of the outside world.
Have fun. My next venture will be to MOMA.
Lynne R. Cashman




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212 281-8807


--
Barbara Nelson 


Re: Museum visit

Elizabeth Currier
 

Thanks Lynne!  So helpful to know and encouraging.  Time to venture out for some Kultcha!

On Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 6:54 PM Lynne <lynne@...> wrote:
Hi:
Made my way to The Metropolitan Museum of Art today, Had a timed ticket, but got there early with no problem, had my temperature checked outside, bag searched inside and paid whatever I wanted as a NYC/NYS resident. Made my way to Photography's Last Century exhibit which is excellent, then up to the roof to see enjoy Hector' Zambra's, Lattice Detour which is fascinating.
Then to Jacob Lawrence's paintings, The American Struggle, which in many ways ties into today's struggles.
On my way out was fascinated by another exhibit, which I couldn't really take in, but will return. The title of which is Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.
Everyone wearing masks and keeping them on. Hand sanitizers all over.
Elevator to the roof only allows two people in at a time with a guard in charge. Bathroom clean and only 4 people allowed inside at a time. They have one open right near the entry on 81st Street, ground floor. Bring your own water bottle, no fountains operating. Gift shop and bookstore also set up differently for ease. Seating emphasizes distancing.
I am glad that we have our cultural sites reopening. I suggest that if you can go now before everyone wakes up to visiting.
The only thing I didn't investigate was any quick places to get something to eat and or drink. Most places are closed within the museum.
Exhausted, but in a good way and a good respite from the angst of the outside world.
Have fun. My next venture will be to MOMA.
Lynne R. Cashman



--
212 281-8807


Re: PS-Museum Visit

Nancy Langer
 

Thanks also Lynne. Because of your report I watched a video of the roof garden installation. It was on the Met Museum website. Very interesting interview with the artist and  to see stages of construction. Nancy

On Sep 17, 2020, at 10:39 PM, Linda <lindabuongermino@...
wrote:

Thanks Lynne!!!


On Sep 17, 2020, at 7:03 PM, Lynne <lynne@...> wrote:

Hi:
I forgot one thing.
There are no maps available at the museum so they offer downloading one from their website.
However, I couldn't do it. Either something is wrong at their end or I did something wrong.
So I told one of the representatives at the museum and hopefully he will report it.
The guards all know where everything is and how to get there as some floors or parts of floor are closed so no need to worry.
Have fun!
Lynne R. Cashman


Re: PS-Museum Visit

Linda
 

Thanks Lynne!!!


On Sep 17, 2020, at 7:03 PM, Lynne <lynne@...> wrote:

Hi:
I forgot one thing.
There are no maps available at the museum so they offer downloading one from their website.
However, I couldn't do it. Either something is wrong at their end or I did something wrong.
So I told one of the representatives at the museum and hopefully he will report it.
The guards all know where everything is and how to get there as some floors or parts of floor are closed so no need to worry.
Have fun!
Lynne R. Cashman


PS-Museum Visit

Lynne
 

Hi:
I forgot one thing.
There are no maps available at the museum so they offer downloading one from their website.
However, I couldn't do it. Either something is wrong at their end or I did something wrong.
So I told one of the representatives at the museum and hopefully he will report it.
The guards all know where everything is and how to get there as some floors or parts of floor are closed so no need to worry.
Have fun!
Lynne R. Cashman


Re: Museum visit

Lynne
 

Hi:
Made my way to The Metropolitan Museum of Art today, Had a timed ticket, but got there early with no problem, had my temperature checked outside, bag searched inside and paid whatever I wanted as a NYC/NYS resident. Made my way to Photography's Last Century exhibit which is excellent, then up to the roof to see enjoy Hector' Zambra's, Lattice Detour which is fascinating.
Then to Jacob Lawrence's paintings, The American Struggle, which in many ways ties into today's struggles.
On my way out was fascinated by another exhibit, which I couldn't really take in, but will return. The title of which is Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.
Everyone wearing masks and keeping them on. Hand sanitizers all over.
Elevator to the roof only allows two people in at a time with a guard in charge. Bathroom clean and only 4 people allowed inside at a time. They have one open right near the entry on 81st Street, ground floor. Bring your own water bottle, no fountains operating. Gift shop and bookstore also set up differently for ease. Seating emphasizes distancing.
I am glad that we have our cultural sites reopening. I suggest that if you can go now before everyone wakes up to visiting.
The only thing I didn't investigate was any quick places to get something to eat and or drink. Most places are closed within the museum.
Exhausted, but in a good way and a good respite from the angst of the outside world.
Have fun. My next venture will be to MOMA.
Lynne R. Cashman


ICP Members, we are reopening October 1!

Barbara Nelson 1
 

another opening.
barbara nelson

Begin forwarded message:

From: International Center of Photography <membership@...>
Subject: ICP Members, we are reopening October 1!
Date: September 16, 2020 at 2:59:22 PM EDT
Reply-To: International Center of Photography <membership@...>

International Center of Photography
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We are open October 1!

ICP is re-opening on Thursday, October 1! Thank you for being an ICP member and providing the support and patience that got us through the last six months. We can't wait to welcome you back to our brand-new home on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. 

As an ICP Member, you receive free admission to ICP. Enjoy our space and exhibitions safely by reserving your complimentary timed-entry ticket online.

To reserve your member ticket, all you need is your ICP Member ID #. You do not need your membership card to reserve your ticket. 

Your ICP Member ID # is:  900029731

Our galleries and shop will be open Thursday through Sunday, 11 AM to 7 PM. For more information about how we are welcoming you back safely, read our updated Visitor Information and Accessibility guidelines and policies.

Members who visit ICP will also receive a complimentary ICP Supporter tote! With limited availability, totes will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis.
 
Learn more about our exhibitions. We are thrilled to reopen with three new exhibitions and Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good, all of which address this tumultuous time:

  • #ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis: With contributions from over sixty countries, this evolving exhibition draws from the tens of thousands of images being posted with the hashtag launched by ICP in March, inviting our global community to make and share images of their experiences. From COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter to the California fires and demonstrations against authoritarian regimes, #ICPConcerned will present 1000 images of our time, wrapping around ICP’s largest gallery space.  

  • COVID New York: Five ICP Alumni: In April, five imagemakers, all alumni of ICP’s One-Year Certificate Programs, were commissioned to photograph here in New York for a month. With the pandemic at its height, all took on the challenge in their own way.

  • George Georgiou: Americans Parade: As the United States approaches an election, we present Georgiou’s group portraits taken at street parades across the country. Made just four years ago, in the run-up to the 2016 election, these photographs take on a deeper resonance for our present moment. 

  • Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good: In February, Mitchell presented his first US solo exhibition at ICP as a declaration of joy and presence, and an imagining of Black utopias. In these times of renewed struggle for racial justice, ICP is honored to extend this exhibition and invite our audiences to re-view the significance and potency of his work.


Images: Kesh Nthamba, Racial Abuse and Police Brutality, Kibra, Kamukunji. Kenya, June 3, 2020. © 
Kesh Nthamba; Jeenah Moon, from “Life Goes On,” April, 2020. © Jeenah Moon; George Georgiou, Martin Luther King Day Parade, Los Angeles, California. January 18, 2016. © George Georgiou; Tyler Mitchell, Untitled (Group Hula Hoop), 2019. © Tyler Mitchell
Reserve Your Timed Entry Tickets
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We need your support. Concerned photography is needed now more than ever. When we closed our doors in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic we had spent just six weeks in our new space at 79 Essex Street. Making a fully tax-deductible donation to ICP ensures that we can continue to sustain our online programs while we welcome visitors back in-person.


Images: Saul Metnick for ICP
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We look forward to seeing you soon. Visit our website for latest information on what’s open. Not ready to come back yet? That’s ok! Take a Continuing Education class, attend public programs, engage with our collections, and more online through ICP from Anywhere


Images: © Anthoula Lelekidis (CE Student) 
Learn More about ICP from Anywhere
International Center of Photography
79 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002

Gallery Hours:
Thursday–Sunday, 11 AM–7 PM

#ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis, COVID New York: Five ICP AlumniGeorge Georgiou: Americans Parade, and Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good have been made possible by the generous support of the ICP Exhibitions Committee: Luana Alesio, Debby Brown, Michael Clinton, Marnie Gelfman, Almudena Legorreta, Elizabeth Richebourg Rea, Helena Sokoloff, and Heather Vrattos.

Exhibitions at ICP are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional exhibition support is provided by the Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Leadership support for exhibition, education, and community programs at the International Center of Photography is provided by our Trustees and generous individuals and institutions in our community; by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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Barbara Nelson 


Feature interview

marisol marisoldiaz.com
 

Dear members,

This season has been difficult on everyone and I have not participated in the group as I would have liked. 

I was honored to have been included in Pregones 1st episode in their artist spotlight. The video is 30 minutes in length with a commercial break in the middle. Hope you all can watch.


Or


Someday when this is all over,, I would enjoy meeting you all.

Sincerely,


Marisol Diaz-Gordon

Photojournalist/Adjunct Lecturer 

347-524-3740


Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone


PWP Gallery Tour. New Date October 2, 2020

Barbara Nelson 1
 

The international gallery tour has been rescheduled to Saturday October 2, 2020. 11:45 - 2:25 PM EST.  All other details are the same.
We will be ZOOMING into the studios and galleries of leading women photographers and galleries specializing in photography- spending some 25 minutes in each location with opportunity for some comments and questions.  Below are 4 of the websites  to give a sense of where we will “be traveling” too.  

Studio visit with Sofie Barfoed / Denmark, https://sofiebarfoed.dk

 Studio visit with Fryd Frydendahl / Denmark, http://www.frydfrydendahl.com

 Studio visit with Martine Fougeron to talk about her Steidl Book  Nicolas & Adrien / France, https://www.martinefougeron.com




Many have expressed missing the gallery tours - (me to). To compensate I’ve organized with Claudia Sohrens a ZOOM international gallery tour.  We will visit some 5/6 locations  in Europe, Canada and USA - a combination of art Galleries and artists in their studios. It is stimulating and different than other events.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

INTERNATIONAL GALLERY TOUR

DATE. Friday, October 2, 2020
TIME:  11:45 - 2:45 PM EST (best time of day for most of the times zones to participate)
LIMITED:  20 participants.
FEE:  $50.00 PWP MEMBERS  $60- Non members
RSVP.  Barbara Nelson.  bnelson2@earthlink.  include telephone number and email.

PS Masks NOT required 😀  

PAYMENT:  send checks PAYABLE TO PWP to:
Barbara Nelson
340 Haven Avenue #3J
NYC NY 10033

Claudia Sohrens is a German-born visual artist and educator, who lives and works in New York. Sohrens received a BFA in Communications Design from IN.D, in Hamburg, and an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School in Switzerland, where she is currently a PhD candidate. She is faculty in the Full-Time General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography, in the Photography Department at Parsons The New School for Design and in the Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute.She is the recipient of several artist grants, such as the 2010 NYFA fellowship in Photography; she participated in artist residencies, for example at the Bronx Museum in New York. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Bronx Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and at the Artists Space in New York, as well as international art venues and festivals, such as the Electronic Language Festival in Sao Paulo, the Project Space at Kunsthalle Wien, KW – the Institut for Contemporary Art in Berlin, as well as, Kampnagel KX in Hamburg. Her latest project Mise En Abyme: Archive, has fiscal sponsorship through NYFA http://artspire.org/DirectoryDetail/tabid/95/id/1142/Default.aspx  She has also worked with the New York Times to offer educational programs in photography.

Barbara Nelson, long time PWP member, produces the professional workshops and seminars for PWP.  Photographer, journalist, producer of workshops and seminars for the visual arts community.  Member PWP, WICI, ASMP.  www.barbaranelson.com



--
Barbara Nelson 


PWP Gallery Tour. September 18, 2020

Barbara Nelson 1
 

Reminder - 
here are links to one of the artists (Rita Leistner) we will be visiting virtually in Canada - very exciting.

 Rita Leistner, is probably best known for her photojournalism in war zones.
She presented her most recent (long term) project, a feature documentary film and photography book on tree planters, which she just finished editing this week!

Here is a link to the trailer and her website

barbara nelson.


Begin forwarded message:

From: "Barbara Nelson 1" <bnelson2@...>
Subject: [PWP] PWP Gallery Tour. September 18, 2020
Date: August 31, 2020 at 8:25:48 PM EDT

Many have expressed missing the gallery tours - (me to). To compensate I’ve organized with Claudia Sohrens a ZOOM international gallery tour.  We will visit some 5/6 locations  in Europe and USA - a combination of art Galleries and artists in their studios. It is exciting and different than other events.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

INTERNATIONAL GALLERY TOUR

DATE. Friday, September 18, 2020
TIME:  11:45 - 2:45 PM EST (best time of day for most of the times zones to participate)
LIMITED:  20 participants.
FEE:  $50.00 PWP MEMBERS  $60- Non members
RSVP.  Barbara Nelson.  bnelson2@earthlink.  include telephone number and email.

PS Masks NOT required 😀  

PAYMENT:  send checks PAYABLE TO PWP to:
Barbara Nelson
340 Haven Avenue #3J
NYC NY 10033

Claudia Sohrens is a German-born visual artist and educator, who lives and works in New York. Sohrens received a BFA in Communications Design from IN.D, in Hamburg, and an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School in Switzerland, where she is currently a PhD candidate. She is faculty in the Full-Time General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography, in the Photography Department at Parsons The New School for Design and in the Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute.She is the recipient of several artist grants, such as the 2010 NYFA fellowship in Photography; she participated in artist residencies, for example at the Bronx Museum in New York. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Bronx Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and at the Artists Space in New York, as well as international art venues and festivals, such as the Electronic Language Festival in Sao Paulo, the Project Space at Kunsthalle Wien, KW – the Institut for Contemporary Art in Berlin, as well as, Kampnagel KX in Hamburg. Her latest project Mise En Abyme: Archive, has fiscal sponsorship through NYFA http://artspire.org/DirectoryDetail/tabid/95/id/1142/Default.aspx

Barbara Nelson, long time PWP member, produces the professional workshops and seminars for PWP.  Photographer, journalist, producer of workshops and seminars for the visual arts community.  Member PWP, WICI, ASMP.  www.barbaranelson.com




--
Barbara Nelson 


--
Barbara Nelson 


PWP Book Club - Announcement of Book for October (and November)!

Irene
 

Hello Everyone!

 

You are all invited to the next PWP Book Club meeting!

The PWP Book Club will meet virtually (via Zoom) on 
Wednesday, October 7th, to discuss Part 1 and Part 2 of 

 

Ninth Street Women

Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler:
Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

by Mary Gabriel

 

New York Times Critics’ Top Book of the Year

New York Times Best Art Book of the Year

Boston Globe Best Book of the Year

Time Magazine Best Book of Year

A WBUR (NPR) Best Book of the Year

 

This book has an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 stars

by 298 reviewers on Amazon!

 

The author wrote another book

which was a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize. 

 

Book Description

 

Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to enter the male-dominated world of twentieth-century abstract painting – not as muses but as artists. From their cold-water lofts, where they worked, drank, fought, and loved, these pioneers burst open the door to the art world for themselves and countless others to come. 

 

These five women changed American art and society, tearing up the prevailing social code and replacing it with a doctrine of liberation.  Ninth Street Women, is the remarkable and inspiring story of the power of art and artists in shaping not just postwar America but the future.

 

Editorial Reviews

 

"A gorgeous and unsettling narrative...Ninth Street Women is supremely gratifying, generous, and lush but also tough and precise -- in other words, as complicated and capacious as the lives it depicts...It's as if once Gabriel got started, the canvas before her opened up new vistas. We should be grateful she yielded to its possibilities."―Jennifer Szalai, New York Times

"Ninth Street Women is like a great, sprawling Russian novel, filled with memorable characters and sharply etched scenes. It's no mean feat to breathe life into five very different and very brave women, none of whom gave a whit about conventional mores. But Ms. Gabriel fleshes out her portraits with intimate details, astute analyses of the art and good old-fashioned storytelling."―Ann Landi, Wall Street Journal

"Gabriel's fascinating group portrait shimmers with vivid personal detail...She traces their interwoven paths from studio to Cedar Bar to the Eight Street loft known as the Club...Over time, Willem de Kooning outshone Elaine; Jackson Pollock eclipsed Krasner. Key contributions were erased...Gabriel makes sure these major artists who have been written out of history are not forgotten."

Jane Ciabattari, BBC.com

About the Author

 

Mary Gabriel is the author of Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as of Ninth Street Women, Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria WoodhullUncensored, and The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone. She worked in Washington and London as a Reuters editor for nearly two decades and lives in Ireland.

 

Please Support PWP

PWP is an associate of Amazon.com. Please consider buying your book at Amazon.com.To support PWP, use the Amazon.com link at pwponline.org (bottom of our Home page).

 

Warm regards,

Irene