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Dorothea Lange - Eye on The Great Depression and Sharecropping

Dorothea Lange's work documenting those struggling through the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and sharecropping system brought her into contact with resilient men and women, including one whom John Steinbeck modeled a character after in The Grapes of Wrath.

Aug 1st, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Lange's MoMA Exhibition

Curator John Szarkowsi and Lange prepare for her career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). It would be the first exhibition the museum dedicated to a woman photographer and it would cover 25 years of her work.

Aug 1st, 2014 | 0 comments

Dorothea Lange - Dorothea Lange Biography with Photo Gallery

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), best known for her iconic photograph representing the Great Depression, Migrant Mother, had a four-decade career that culminated in the first one-woman photography exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Learn about her life and work in this timeline and photo gallery.

Jul 31st, 2014 | 0 comments

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The Boomer List - About the Film

The baby boomer generation (1946-1964) has significantly and uniquely changed our world and in 2014, the last boomers turn 50. Filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (The Black List, The Latino List, The Out List) tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 iconic boomers—one born each year of the baby boom.

Jul 30th, 2014 | 0 comments

Three Emmy Nominations for American Masters

American Masters is nominated for Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series and Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' received two nominations: Outstanding Sound Mixing and Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.

Jul 24th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Video: "Migrant Mother" Photo Series at the Library of Congress

Dyanna Taylor, director of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, visits the Library of Congress to view its collection of her grandmother's photography.

Jul 7th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a portrait that came to represent America's Great Depression. Yet few know the story, struggles and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange. Watch a preview of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning., directed by Lange's granddaughter Dyanna Taylor.

Jun 24th, 2014 | 0 comments
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