Barbara Brooks Morgan Edit Profile
She studied at University of California in Los Angeles, from 1919 to 1923.
Morgan was co-owner of the publishing company Morgan & Morgan, Inc., and was an instructor of art at UCLA from 1925 to 1930. Working strictly in black-and-white, the artist is best known for her photographs of dancers. She has also created photomontages and light drawings as well as portraits and candid photographs of children. Morgan is known in the visual art and dance worlds for her penetrating studies of American modern dancers Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Erick Hawkins, Jose Limon, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman and others. Morgan’s drawings, prints, watercolors and paintings were exhibited widely in California in the 1920s, and in New York and Philadelphia in the 1930s.
She was elected a fellow of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1970.
- Willard D. Morgan
- Douglas O. Morgan
1925 - 1930