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A legacy questioned for meaning
Francesca Woodman died at the age of 22 of suicide. It was 1981 and her large body of photography had yet to be appreciated for the artistry it held. 

Her parents, both artists, kept her work alive and became stewards of her legacy. Although she left journals along with her photographs, there are many opinions on the meaning behind her work. She experimented with techniques not used extensively during the 70s, and some of the outcomes have led people to see meaning in the images that others wonder if it was intended. 

Read more about Francesca Woodman's photographs, her artistry and her legacy in this article

Reevaluating Francesca Woodman, Whose Early Death Haunts Her Groundbreaking Images
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