Ruth at 100

This section honors Ruth Orkin’s Centennial year. She was born September 3, 1921!  There will be solo shows, group shows and a new book to celebrate her distinquished career. 

AUCTION
There will be a solo online auction at Bonhams, with a live online auction on 2/2/21, noon EST.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, TX- PDNB –  June 2021

Stephen Bulger Gallery,  Toronto, Canada – StephenBulgerGallery –  August 2021

Paul Smith Store, Wooster Street, NYC – September 2021

Fotografiska, New York City – Fotografiska –  September 2021

Frierium, F3, Berlin, Germany – fhochdrei.org – September 2021

Retrospective traveling exhibition in Europe, curated by Anne Morin from diChroma Photography.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

National Gallery of Art  – Metropolitan Museum of Art
“The New Woman behind the Camera”   opening July 2, 2021

Museum of Modern Art – The Helen Kornblum Collection, 2022.

“Essere Umane” exhibition, Museo San Domenico, Forli, Italy 9/17/21- 1/30/22 

Galerie-Z22 “The Female Side of the Moon” Berlin, Germany

Howard Greenberg Gallery – Spring 2022

PARTNERSHIPS/ON-LINE EXHIBITIONS

Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox , Massachusetts

Hundred Heroines, London England

Leonard Bernstein Archive, New York, NY

NEW BOOK
A retrospective book will be published on September 3 by Hatje Cantz.

Interview:

DIGILAND 

https://www.artdigiland.com/blog/2021/4/12/ricordando-ruth-orkin-nel-centenario-della-nascita-conversazione-con-mary-engel-gszm9?fbclid=IwAR0OJmh-z7F-s08UDTU4cpEw-0MRKKg2vvv1GSJczcBiaYkoCiM-p3fNGUk

Presentation:

East Bay Photo Collective- ebpco.org – April 9, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pDB0PO3_oQ&t

Film:

Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life  –  https://vimeo.com/153858870 (password – Videos123)

Press 

British Vogue

Bonhams

Art Daily Newsletter

The Guardian 

Penta

Ephemera

Early Selected Articles

Personalities and Musicians photographed by Ruth Orkin

(1940's – 1950's unless noted)

Picture Stories

“Member of the Wedding” opening night
“Streetcar Named Desire” (on the set)
“I Love Lucy” (on the set)
“Howdee Doody” (on the set)
Arthur Rubinstein and family
Jackie Robinson and family
Marion Davies’ Hollywood party
“On the Town” rehearsals
Albert Einstein at Princeton University 

Actresses

Lauren Bacall
Lucille Ball
Eva Bartok
Anne Baxter
Shirley Booth
Leslie Caron
Katherine Cornell
Marion Davis
Doris Day
Irene Dunne
Nanette Fabray
Gracie Fields
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Joan Fontaine
Ava Gardner
Barbara Bell Geddes
Bonita Granville
Julie Harris
Dorothy McGuire
Debbie Reynolds
Marjorie Steel
Gene Tierney
Lana Turner
Ethel Waters
Teresa Wright 

Actors

Fred Allen
Woody Allen
Humphrey Bogart
Marlon Brando
Montgomery Clift
Wally Cox
Gary Grant
Rex Harrison
Ronald Howard
Van Johnson
Danny Kaye
Burt Lancaster
Peter Lawford
Fred MacMurray
Fredric March
Robert Montgomery
David Niven
Donald O’Connor
Gerald O’Loughlin
Basil Rathbone
Red Skelton
Robert Taylor
Spencer Tracy
Orson Welles

Directors

Vittorio Di Sica
Alfred Hitchcock
Elia Kazan
Guthrie McClintic
Joseph Mankiewicz

Writers

W.H. Auden
Ludwig Bemmelmans
John Canada
Carson McCullers
Tennessee Williams

1960s-1980s

Woody Allen
Jimmy Breslin
President Jimmy Carter
Carol Channing
Judy Collins
Kirk Douglas
Jane Jacobs
Paul O’Dwyer
Carly Simon

Composers

Samuel Barber
Marc Blitzstein
Benjamin Britten
Aaron Copland
Ulysses Kaye
Darius Milhaud
William Schuman
Igor Stravinsky
Virgil Thompson

Violinists

Mischa Elman
Carol Glenn
Jascha Heifetz
Yehudi Menuhin
Nathan Milstein
Albert Spaulding
Isaac Stern 

Conductors

Sir Thomas Beecham
Leonard Bernstein
Pierre Boulez
Sir Adrian Boult
Walter Hendl
Serge Koussevitzky
Edmund Kurtz
Lorin Maazel
Dimitri Mitropoulos
Pierre Monteux
Eugene Ormandy
Paul Paray
Fritz Reiner
Sigmund Romberg
Alexander Smallens
William Steinberg
Leopold Stokowski 

Pianists

Claudio Arrau
Lukas Foss
Gary Graffman
Jose Iturbi
William Kappell
Oscar Levant
Eugene Liszt
Arthur Rubinstein 

Vocalists

Marion Anderson
Carol Brice
Lotte Lehman
Ezio Pinza
Robert Rounseville
Eleanor Steber