Sunday, July 24, 2011

ICP honors photojournalist Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist | International Center of Photography
Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist celebrates the life, vision, and heroic tenacity of one of the 20th century's great humanitarians and photojournalists. Born in 1911 to Jewish immigrants in Brooklyn, Gruber was the youngest PhD in the world when she became the first journalist to travel to the Soviet Arctic and Siberian Gulag, in 1935. (Read more here.)
This show ends August 28, and it is so worth seeing. And please don't miss the accompanying (and much too brief) video interview with Gruber. I could have listened to her forever!

International Center of Photography
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(hours, admission, map and directions)

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