Ultimate magazine theme for WordPress.

American girl behind the camera: the pioneering work of Ruth Orkin – in pictures | Art and design


During the second world war, Orkin joined the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps in a second attempt to gain training as film-maker – an opportunity that had been featured in the recruitment adverts. Again, her hopes were unfulfilled. ‘That’s when I decided to become a photojournalist,’ she said. ‘There wasn’t any union to keep out women’


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More