The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

June 23 - August 27, 2017

In partnership with AARP and the Newseum, BMAC presents an exhibition of 19 large-format portraits of some of the most fascinating members of the influential baby boom generation — one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964 — taken by renowned American photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Visitors will gain insight into the boomer generation through interviews and portraits that focus on exceptional achievement, struggle and identity, telling the story of extraordinary Americans and the history they lived through and often created.

Greenfield-Sanders (“The Black List,” “The Latino List” and “The Out List”) chose as his subjects boomers who reflect the depth, diversity and talent of their generation. The men and women featured in “The Boomer List” are:

• 1946: Tim O’Brien, Vietnam veteran/author
• 1947: Deepak Chopra, New Age guru
• 1948: Samuel L. Jackson, actor
• 1949: Billy Joel, singer/songwriter
• 1950: Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer
• 1951: Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer
• 1952: Amy Tan, author
• 1953: Eve Ensler, playwright
• 1954: Julieanna Richardson, The HistoryMakers
• 1955: Maria Shriver, journalist
• 1956: Kim Cattrall, actress
• 1957: Virginia Rometty, CEO, IBM
• 1958: Ellen Ochoa, director, Johnson Space Center
• 1959: Ronnie Lott, athlete
• 1960: Erin Brockovich, environmentalist
• 1961: Peter Staley, AIDS activist
• 1962: Rosie O’Donnell, entertainer
• 1963: David LaChapelle, artist
• 1964: John Leguizamo, actor

AARP is the exclusive sponsor of “The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.”

 

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