Corinne Tapia director of Sous Les Etoiles Gallery curated «1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America» a photographic journey inspired by her diary «America Day by Day» published in France in 1948. This book was released in the United States in 1999. This exhibition aims to illustrate the depiction of De Beauvoir’s encounter with America at the time. It is the first time that this book becomes the subject of an exhibition. I wanted the viewer to be as close to her reality at that time, so most of the photographs exhibited are in the year of 1947”, said Corinne Tapia. This exhibition includes also the works by Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Morris Engel, William Gottlieb, Sid Grossman, Sy Kattelson, Saul Leiter, Rebecca Lepkoff, Fred Lyon, Wayne Miller, Gjon Mili, Ruth Orkin, Arnold Roth, Art Shay, Fred Stein, Tony Vaccaro, Todd Webb, Brett Weston, Ida Wyman, and Max Yavno.
Soft Cover , 408 pages
Published by University of California Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 1999