Lillian Bassman’s long artistic career involved several equally-successful changes of direction. As a young woman, she worked simultaneously in painting, drawing and dance, disciplines she was later to build into her photography to create a unique new idiom. The exhibition Brushstrokes looks at a selection of her photography, providing an introduction to the unique and prolific work of a woman who, heedless of the rules of photography, used the medium to give free rein to her creativity.
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