The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, The Boomer List: Photographs Taken by Timothy Greenfield- Sanders. This exhibition features nineteen Baby Boomers, one selected for each year from 1946–1964.
Greenfield-Sanders’ decision to create The Boomer List was decided after the last Baby Boomer turned fifty. This list includes one person from each year which have inspired, diversified, and those which have contributed to defining this generation. The exhibition, which is in conjunction with AARP, will be on exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts from April 1, 2017 to June 10, 2017.
Baby boomers have had a profound impact on the world, shaking up attitudes about sex, race and politics, and leaving their mark on everything from science and technology to art and music. The 19 men and women selected for “The Boomer List” are:
|1946:||Tim O’Brien, Vietnam veteran/author||1956:||Kim Cattrall, actress|
|1947:||Deepak Chopra, M.D., New Age guru||1957:||Virginia Rometty, CEO, IBM|
|1948:||Samuel L. Jackson, actor||1958:||Ellen Ochoa, Director, Johnson Space Center|
|1949:||Billy Joel, singer/songwriter||1959:||Ronnie Lott, athlete|
|1950:||Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer||1960:||Erin Brockovich, environmentalist|
|1951:||Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer||1961:||Peter Staley, AIDS activist|
|1952:||Amy Tan, author||1962:||Rosie O’Donnell, entertainer|
|1953:||Eve Ensler, playwright||1963:||David LaChapelle, artist|
|1954:||Julieanna Richardson, founder, The HistoryMakers||1964:||John Leguizamo, actor|
|1955:||Maria Shriver, journalist|
“These iconic photos highlight the accomplishments and contributions that this diverse generation has achieved,” says Zora Carrier, PhD, FMoPA’s Executive Director.
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is one of fewer than ten museums in the United States dedicated exclusively to photography and one of two such museums in the state of Florida. FMoPA seeks to enrich the lives of the citizens of the Tampa Bay area by providing rare, specialized access to the wonders of photography not only as an aesthetic form but also as a multi-faceted historical and contemporary document of our world through exhibitions, education, outreach programs, and local collaborations.
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About FMoPA: The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists. FMoPA also enriches the community by operating outreach programs for children and adults and by offering an extensive array of photography classes. For more information, visit www.FMoPA.org
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