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The Woodman Family Foundation was established by Betty Woodman (1930-2018) and George Woodman (1932-2017) during their lifetimes. Love of beauty was at the heart of their lives and art. In this spirit, the Foundation is dedicated to stewarding the artistic legacies of Betty, George, and their daughter, Francesca Woodman (1958-1981).

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Mythology. "Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In," National Portrait Gallery, 2024
Mythology. "Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In," National Portrait Gallery, 2024
In “Portraits to Dream In,” Francesca Woodman’s and Julia Margaret Cameron’s photographs are paired not based on chronology or art historical influence, but rather with an eye to ways that considering the work of these two artists side by side allows for new readings of each of their work and intentions.
Happy birthday to Betty Woodman
Happy birthday to Betty Woodman
Happy birthday to Betty Woodman—a garden enthusiast and artist who ingeniously experimented with her lifelong muse, the vase, and its multitude of sculptural possibilities.
Betty Woodman, "Fabric Girls," 2002-2017: STAFF PICKS
Betty Woodman, "Fabric Girls," 2002-2017: STAFF PICKS
Hafsa Habib, The Woodman Family Foundation’s Archive & Library Intern through the Studio Institute’s Summer Arts Intern program: When I came across Betty Woodman's "Fabric Girls" series, I immediately was drawn to the colorful sculptures that were each meticulously adorned in fabric. The dynamic poses of the figures give them each a life of their own.
"Francesca Woodman" featured in "Galerie Magazine," March 20, 2024
"Francesca Woodman" featured in "Galerie Magazine," March 20, 2024
Read Ted Loos' article on Francesca Woodman and her upcoming exhibitions at Gagosian and the National Portrait Gallery.
"Art Sense" Podcast: "Francesca Woodman" hosted by Craig Gould
"Art Sense" Podcast: "Francesca Woodman" hosted by Craig Gould
Listen to Lissa McClure (WFF Executive Director) and Craig Gould (host) talk about Francesca Woodman's prodigous work and WFF's mission.
Francesca Woodman featured in "The Art Newspaper," March 13, 2024
Francesca Woodman featured in "The Art Newspaper," March 13, 2024
Read Daniel Grant's article in "The Art Newspaper" on Francesca Woodman and her upcoming exhibitions at Gagosian and the National Portrait Gallery.
CLOSING Saturday, April 27: Francesca Woodman at Gagosian. Featured in "The New Yorker," April 5, 2024
CLOSING Saturday, April 27: Francesca Woodman at Gagosian. Featured in "The New Yorker," April 5, 2024
As Gagosian’s inaugural exhibition of Francesca Woodman comes to a close on April 27th, this week is the last chance to see the exhibition.
Angels. “Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In,” National Portrait Gallery, 2024
Angels. “Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In,” National Portrait Gallery, 2024
“In diverse cultural histories over millennia, angels have had the capacity to move between spiritual and earthly realms, the conscious and unconscious, and are often met in a dream or vision,” exhibition curator Magdalene Keaney writes in the catalogue for “Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In.”
Installation videos of Francesca Woodman's "Blueprint for a Temple (II)," Gagosian, New York
Installation videos of Francesca Woodman's "Blueprint for a Temple (II)," Gagosian, New York
"Installation of Francesca Woodman's Blueprint for a Temple (II)" and "Time-lapse of Francesca Woodman's Blueprint for a Temple (II)" for Francesca Woodman, Gagosian, New York, March 13–April 27, 2024.
Transforming the body into form. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York. Featured in "Artnet," April 4, 2024
Transforming the body into form. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York. Featured in "Artnet," April 4, 2024
“Sitting in bed – the slide projector is humming in the other room – a slide of helen as caryatid – im feeling very very lazy and contented – the cat lounges on a newly washed pile of pink clothes and the room is strewn with fresh tulips – even my fish has fresh flowers from Chinatown.”
Architectural elements: Francesca Woodman. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York. Interview with Corey Keller by Putri Tan in "Gagosian Quarterly," Spring 2024
Architectural elements: Francesca Woodman. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York. Interview with Corey Keller by Putri Tan in "Gagosian Quarterly," Spring 2024
In the current exhibition at Gagosian, works presented thematically and serially, including “Blueprint for a Temple (II),” draw attention to Francesca Woodman’s years-long exploration of the figure in space.
"Blueprint for a Temple (II)": Francesca Woodman. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York
"Blueprint for a Temple (II)": Francesca Woodman. "Francesca Woodman," Gagosian, New York
"Blueprint for a Temple (II)," one of the largest and most ambitious of Francesca Woodman’s works, is on view for the first time in 44 years at Gagosian Gallery.