Daniel Cooney Fine Art presents Lenslady, through May 16th, the first solo exhibition of Nina Leen’s vintage photographs from her years as one of the first female contract photographers at LIFE magazine. She worked at LIFE from 1944 to 1972 until the magazine ceased weekly publication. Leen was born in Russia and lived in Switzerland, Italy and Germany before immigrating to the U.S. in 1939 at the outbreak of World War II. Although secretive about her age it is believed she was approximately 80 years old when she died in 1995 at her home in New York City.
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