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Saturday, 25 July 2009

2-THE AMAZING WORLD AND WORK OF FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHER






















Sylvia Plachy

































































































Sylvia Plachy, a Hungarian-born photographer,
immigrated to the United States with her parents in 1958,
started photographing in 1964 and over the next forty years
by recording the visual character of the city along with
its diverse occupants managed the not insignificant
accomplishment of becoming essential to
the New York photography scene.
Sylvia Plachy's work is in the permanent collections of MOMA,
the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Bibliotheque Nationale. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a CAPS Grant



Sylvia Plachy by the Berlin Wall photo by James Ridgeway