31 May-15 July 2008. The Michael Hoppen Gallery displays a photographic exhibition by the American photojournalist Ruth Orkin (1921-1985). Among the shots is the famous American Girl in Italy, taken in 1951 in Florence. The black and white image of a young woman walking through a thicket of Italian men remains an icon of street photography. The model, an American art student, became the subject of the series
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Ruth Orkin. The Making of a Classic.
Michael Hoppen Gallery. Jubilee Place 3, London, tel. 0044-20-73523649. Tue-Fri 12.00-18.00, Sat 10.30-16.00.