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Tag: Ginny Williams

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    Photographs from the Ginny Williams Collection

    A model, actress, and political activist, Tina Modotti was introduced to the world of photography by her mentor and partner Edward Weston. After her husband's death, Modotti moved to Mexico City with Weston in 1923. There, she managed Weston's studio in exchange for photography lessons. Although Weston influenced Modotti, she…

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    The Ginny Williams Collection Evening Sale

    Ginny Williams was an avid art collector and dealer who revolutionized private and institutional art collection. An artist herself, Williams had an eye for detail, and her vision helped launch a successful career for many of her fellow women artists. The upcoming Ginny Williams Collection Evening Sale, offered by Sotheby's,…

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    From the Collection of the “Champion of Women Artists”

    Works by Joan Mitchell and Helen Frankenthaler Available in Sotheby’s Auction Alternately described as a trailblazer, the “champion of women artists,” and a cowgirl, Ginny Williams was a widely-known collector and gallery owner from Denver, Colorado. “She aspired to be a combination of Mame, Mrs. Robinson, and Maude from Harold…

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