Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist | Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center | Galleries | Chicago Reader

Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist Recommended Agenda Image Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: Feb. 23-June 1 2014

"Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist" is a slightly misleading title for an exhibit opening this weekend at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Gruber, who turned 102 last September, worked for more than half a century as a photographer, and even longer as a writer—but she considered her articles and photos merely tools for a larger project. "She believed if she could tell stories, that would affect people and make them advocate for change," says Maya Benton, who curated the traveling show for the International Center for Photography. "She understood the power of the right story and the right photo and her ability to choose the image to make people do something." Continue reading >>


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