The Three Graces: Women Face the Camera

Check out these images from a new photo exhibit that captures trios of women posing for snapshots through the ages. 

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c. 1920

 “By the ’20s, vacationing had become middle class, so we start seeing bathing suits," says the curator of “The Three Graces,” Michal Raz-Russo.

The Art Institute of Chicago/Gift of Peter J. Cohen

c. 1940

"In the ’30s and ’40s, many of the women mimic, consciously or not, shots of famous trios like the Andrews Sisters," says Raz-Russo.

The Art Institute of Chicago/Gift of Peter J. Cohen

c. 1910

"In the early 1900s, it was a popular pastime to dress in costume,” says Raz-Russo.

 

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The Art Institute of Chicago/Gift of Peter J. Cohen
First Published September 27, 2011

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