Columbia University in the City of New York

Harriman Institute




Vintage: Eastern Bloc 1964

Please join us for the opening reception of the exhibit Vintage: Eastern Bloc 1964, a photo essay documenting the travels of two young Americans behind the Iron Curtain by photographer Hope Herman Wurmfeld.


Hope Herman Wurmfeld is a photographer and author who lives and works in New York City. Throughout her career, she has exhibited her photographs internationally, published several books, and taught photography at Hunter College in NYC for over twenty years. Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in NYC, The Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, The Archives of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., The New York Public Library, the Osthaus Museum in Hagen, Germany and the Princeton University Library Graphics Collection, among others. Herman Wurmfeld has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome on three occasions, and has received grants from the New York Foundation of the Arts and the New York Arts Council and a Lucie Award for her Dream Garage series.