Around the time that I had seen that Dorothea Lange
photograph, I also started learning about Gordon Parks.
Critique: Dorothea Lange
(May 26, 1895--October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalism best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).
The book features works by well-known artists such as Dorothea Lange
, Rockwell Kent, and Anton Refregier, but also resurrects older political artists who have largely been forgotten, including Leon Carlin and Giacomo Patti.
One look at District 12, which Ross conceives as a picturesque old-timey town -- filled with withered Dorothea Lange
types in what was once Appalachia.
At university I was intrigued by photographers from the Depression era, like Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange
In the 1930s, the devastating effects of the Great Depression were movingly depicted by Farm Security Administration photographers such as Dorothea Lange
and Walker Evans, publicizing the needed reforms of Roosevelt's New Deal.
Next up, we look at two very different artists who bring the street into the galleries: Dorothea Lange
and Barry McGee.
Among the illustrious are Dorothea Lange
and her dedication to chronicling the hard times of the "Great Depression of the 30's" with images she took while traveling throughout the United States.
Em 1935, Ansel Adams, aos 33 anos, escreve uma carta apaixonada e exigente para Dorothea Lange
Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange
, Mapplethorpe and others are featured in this powerful guide.
Along with photographic heavyweights Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, and Ben Shahn, the FSA hired Dorothea Lange
, and it was her photographs in particular that helped win the hearts and minds of millions of Americans by showing them the beauty of the nation's down and out.
Stryker urged his FSA photographers--who included Dorothea Lange
, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Marion Post Wolcott, and Gordon Parks--to capture "not the America of the unique, odd, or unusual happening, but the America of how to mine a piece of coal, grow a wheat field, or make an apple pie.
It features works ranging from those of early American Indian artists to painters Mary Cassatt and Thomas Hart Benton: from photographers Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange
to architects Frank Lloyd Wright and William Van Alen.
Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange
made black and white images of rural hardship.
In the book's section on the emergence of the social documentary tradition, the author follows the rise and ensuing career of photographer Dorothea Lange
, one of the early chroniclers of social problems in California.