Esther Bubley1921-1998

Aperture Foundation
New York, NY

$15,000 toward Esther Bubley: On Assignment, a monograph on the photographer written by photo historian Bonnie Yochelson with estate archivist Tracy A. Schmid. Bubley was a leading photojournalist between the 1940s and the 1960s and worked for the United States government, Standard Oil, and magazines such as Life, Ladies Home Journal, and Look. Bubley captured many poignant and private moments of children, city life, and hospital environments as well as hauntingly striking photographs of oil rigs.