Maya Benton

Maya Benton is a curator at the International Centre of Photography in New York. She has curated numerous travelling exhibitions, lectures widely and is a frequent contributor to magazines and museum catalogues.
Roman Vishniac Rediscovered
In a richly illustrated talk Maya Benton presents Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, featuring the full range of his artistic genius. In addition to his iconic images of Jewish life in Eastern Europe before the Holocaust there are unpublished photographs spanning more than six decades, including images of pre-war Berlin, post-war displaced persons’ camps, and vivid coverage of Jewish life in America in the 1940s and 50s. This first retrospective monograph on Roman Vishniac offers many new perspec...