Tag: Dorothea Lange

  • The Midcentury Photographers Who Balanced Reportage with Artistry

    The Midcentury Photographers Who Balanced Reportage with ArtistryFrom W. Eugene Smith to Dorothea Lange, Olivia Laing considers the tensions between record and metaphor in the 1950s and ’60s.via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/the-midcentury-photographers-who-balanced-reportage-with-artistry/From W. Eugene Smith to Dorothea Lange, photography in the 1950s and ’60s was alive with the tensions between record and metaphor.

  • Dorothea Lange and the Afterlife of Photographs – Aperture Foundation NY

    Dorothea Lange and the Afterlife of Photographs Confronting the economic crisis of the Great Depression, Lange produced some of the most influential photographs of the twentieth century. A new exhibition reveals how her concern for the dispossessed has never been more relevant.

  • A Different Side to Dorothea Lange | The New Yorker

    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/a-different-side-to-dorothea-lange Many of the black-and-white images in the new book “Day Sleeper,” by the photographer Sam Contis, look similar to Contis’s own: arid landscapes etched with fencing, cropped views of work-roughened hands, and unstaged, sunlit portraits. For her 2017 volume “Deep Springs,” for instance, Contis focussed on the liberal-arts junior college of the same name, […]

  • Day Sleeper | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    https://cphmag.com/day-sleeper/ A new book entitled Day Sleeper now lifts Lange’s work out of the stasis it has found itself in for too long. For the book, Sam Contis used the archive housed at the Oakland Museum of California (plus images from the Library of Congress and the National Archives). In her afterword, Contis writes that […]

  • How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist – The New York Times

    She created one of the most enduring images of the 20th century, but she also created a new model for her discipline.

  • In Pictures: The Unflinching Photography of Dorothea Lange | AnOther

    https://www.anothermag.com/art-photography/12235/dorothea-lange-words-and-pictures-moma-new-york-great-depression At the Museum of Modern Art, New York, a new exhibition centring on Dorothea Lange reveals the importance of the words that surrounded her 20th-century documentary photography

  • 13 Stories That Captured Photography in 2018 – The New York Times

    [contentcards url=”https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/lens/best-stories-photography-2018.html”] 13 Stories That Captured Photography in 2018 – The New York Times Because photography touches most everything, our topics have been far-ranging — from the environment, cyberbullying and immigration to race, gender and class. We have written about famed photographers like Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks and Diane Arbus as well as emerging image […]

  • That Iconic ‘Migrant Mother’ Photo Was ‘Photoshopped’

    [contentcards url=”https://petapixel.com/2018/11/30/that-iconic-migrant-mother-photo-was-photoshopped/”] That Iconic ‘Migrant Mother’ Photo Was ‘Photoshopped’ “Migrant Mother” by photographer Dorothea Lange is an iconic image of the Great Depression and one of the most famous photos in US history. But did you know that the photo was “Photoshopped”?

  • Unraveling the Mysteries of Dorothea Lange’s ‘Migrant Mother’ – The New York Times

    [contentcards url=”https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/lens/dorothea-lange-migrant-mother.html”] Unraveling the Mysteries of Dorothea Lange’s ‘Migrant Mother’ – The New York Times The history behind Ms. Lange’s photograph of Florence Owens Thompson has intrigued academics and photographers for decades. But a new book sheds fresh light on the portrait’s little-explored details.

  • Still Discovering Dorothea Lange – NYTimes.com

    Still Discovering Dorothea Lange Beverly Brannan has had a close personal relationship with Dorothea Lange for 40 years — even though they never met.

  • Looking at Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother

    Link: Looking at Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother | Conscientious Photography Magazine But obviously given we are not dealing with a candid photograph, the subjects were fully aware of the presence of the photographer. In fact, the photographer made them pose – this claim might not convince some people, yet, but once we’ve seen all the […]

  • Review: Dorothea Lange – A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon – Conscientious

    I have always been under the impression that America has not given its female photographers the credit they deserve(d), and that it is maybe a bit too generous with its male ones. Link: Review: Dorothea Lange – A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon – Conscientious

  • Book Review – 'Dorothea Lange – A Life Beyond Limits,' by Linda Gordon

    perhaps the most iconic image — gracing textbooks, hanging from dormitory walls, affixed to political posters, even adorning a postage stamp — is Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother,” taken at a California farmworkers camp in 1936. The photo shows a woman nurturing three young children, one in her arms, the others leaning on her for support. […]

  • Unshuttered Lens: Dorothea Lange, Documentary Photography, and Government Work, (1935-1945)

    AMERICANSUBURB X: THEORY: “Unshuttered Lens: Dorothea Lange, Documentary Photography, and Government Work, (1935-1945)”: Was Dorothea Lange a cultural interpreter? Former Lange assistant, noted photographer, and protege Rondal Partridge, said, “You ask questions of great photographs, and great photographs ask questions of you.” (1) Lange’s photographic work “begs the question.”