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Dorothea Lange - Photo Gallery: What Dorothea Lange Saw

See pivotal photos and themes in Dorothea Lange's photography, including the internment of Japanese-Americans, her world travels, and men, women and children at work.

Aug 27th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - World War II: The Internment of Japanese-Americans

The U.S. government hired Dorothea Lange during World War II to photograph the relocation of Japanese-Americans to internment camps. Although she was against it, Lange felt it was important to record what has happening.

Aug 26th, 2014 | 0 comments

Dorothea Lange - Preview the Film with Director and The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Come with your questions and own commentary to this exclusive online preview, Thursday, August 28 at 8 pm EST, led by filmmaker Dyanna Taylor, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and American Masters

Aug 25th, 2014 | 0 comments

Dorothea Lange - Book Excerpts from Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Excerpts from the book Dorothea Lange – Grab a Hunk of Lightening: Her Lifetime in Photography by Elizabeth Partridge reveal Lange's beginnings in photography and her final world travels.

Aug 20th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Director Dyanna Taylor on Making the Film

See Dyanna Taylor at work on the American Masters documentary, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, which she directed, produced, wrote and narrated.

Aug 18th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Documenting the Dust Bowl Exodus

Dorothea Lange and her husband were the first to witness and to understand the causes of the huge migration to California in the 1930s: families were escaping the Dust Bowl.

Aug 13th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Dorothea Lange - Lange's Start in Photography

In 1919 at the age of 24, Dorothea Lange opened her own portrait studio in San Francisco, which was a success and simultaneously became a social gathering spot for artists.

Aug 11th, 2014 | 0 comments

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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
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