Tag Archives: Francesca Woodman

The Virgin Suicides

The current Francesca Woodman retrospective up at the Guggenheim serves as a glimpse into the prepossessing private appetites and penchants of the young artist. The exhibit focuses on her brief but prolific career, including more than 120 vintage photographs, artist books, and a selection of recently discovered and rarely seen short videos, presenting a new [...]

Francesca Woodman: April 3, 1958 – January 19, 1981

Thirty years ago today, Francesca Woodman jumped to her death from the window of a Lower East Side Manhattan loft. A photographer, she was prodigious and original; she had been a star pupil at the Rhode Island School of Design and a contemporary of the Surrealists in Rome. She left behind 800 negatives and 120 [...]