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Forty-two pre-world war ii photographs dorothea lange created for the us farm security administration (fsa) investigating living conditions of farm workers and their families. Winner of the 2010 bancroft prize and finalist for the 2009 los angeles times book prize in biography: dorothea lange and the censored images of japanese american. Dorothea lange was an american photojournalist and documentary photographershe was widely known for the depression-era job for the farm security administration (fsa) that she did. Dorothea lange (may 26, 1895 – october 11, 1965) was an american documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her depression-era work for the farm security administration.
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Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, dorothea lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the. Biography of dorothea lange primary sources dorothea lange dorothea nutzhorn (lange) was born in hoboken, new jersey, on 26th may, 1895. A quick look at the life of photographer dorothea lange, who memorably captured the hardships of depression era california.
Dorothea lange (1895-1965) a photographers journey (see biography/timeline at bottom of page) (photographs subject to prior sale - prices subject to change. Dorothea lange facts: dorothea lange (1895-1965) was one of the best of the american photographers who used their art to document, and ultimately to alleviate, the human suffering caused by. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by dorothea lange dorothea lange spent her life documenting humanity through her revealing, empathet.
Dorothea lange was a documentary photographer who worked for the fsa during the great depression her most recognizable image is “migrant mother. Dorothea lange biography - a significant american photojournalist and photographer, dorothea lange, lived from 1895 until 1965 lange studied photography under clarence h white in n. Born on may 26th 1895 in new jersey, dorothea lange had a rough childhood contracting polio before the age of eight, she walked with a limp for most of her life. Florence owens thompson (born florence leona christie september 1, 1903 – september 16, 1983) was the subject of dorothea lange's famous photo migrant mother (1936), an iconic image of the.
Dorothea lange biography - a profile of dorothea lange, photographer of the 20th century, known for her iconic images of the great depression. Biography - dorothea lange: a photographer title length color rating : dorothea lange: american photographer and photojournalist essay - dorothea lange was an american photographer and. Dorothea lange photographer born may 26, 1895 hoboken, new jersey died oct 11, 1965 (at age 70) san francisco, california nationality american born on may 26th, 1895, in hoboken, new. Thus wrote photographer dorothea lange of her extraordinary life and career she worked for arnold genthe in his portrait studio in new york and studied photography with clarence white at. Lange's documentary photographs revealed the plight of sharecroppers, displaced farmers and migrants in the strugle of the depression.