International Center of Photography Presents Exhibition by Photojournalist Ruth Gruber


NEW YORK, NY.- International Center of Photography presents an exhibition of Ruth Gruber, on view from May 20th through August 28th, 2011. Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist celebrates the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of a twentieth-century pioneer and trailblazer. Once the world’s youngest PhD, Ruth Gruber is now in her hundredth year. The photographs in this exhibition span more than fifty years, from her groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees from the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s. A selection of Gruber’s vintage prints, never before exhibited, is presented alongside contemporary prints made from her original negatives. As the first corres-