UntitledArtist(s)Garry WinograndArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1966Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
10 7/8 in x 13 11/16 in (27.62 cm x 34.77 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. KenyonSubject matter
Comprising 85 images compiled and sequenced by the photographer himself, Winogrand's "Women are Beautiful" were first exhibited and published as a book in 1975, and then again as a portfolio of prints in 1981. The portfolio features the contemporary urban woman—mainly of New York City—as seen through Winogrand's wide-angle lens on his Leica M4 throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Women are shown engaging in a variety of daily activities, and ranging in moods from joyfulness to boredom and sadness. While certain photographs have been criticized for enacting an objectifying male gaze trained upon the unaware female subject, others have been celebrated for showing the expressive freedom of the new woman.
This photograph shows a group of protesters walking in a line along the side of road. Its primary subject is a woman in the center foreground, who looks slightly over her shoulder in mid-stride to meet the gaze of the camera. Behind her is a large billboard sign that reads "Pacem in Terris," referring to the 1963 papal letter of Pope John XXIII, which concerns nuclear non-proliferation.Physical Description
Photograph of a group of protesters walking in a line along the side of road.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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modern and contemporary art
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
women (female humans)