Sunday, April 20, 2008

Dorothea Lange

Maynard and son, 1920s
Woman of the High Plains, Texas Panhandle, 1938 (from An American Exodus book)

Field Worker's Home by a Frozen Pea Field, California, 1937

One Nation Indivisible, San Francisco, 1942

The Kitchen Sink Corner, Summer, 1957.

Dorothea Lange 1895-1965. US photographer who was hired in 1935 by the federal Farm Security Administration to document the westward migration of farm families from the Dust Bowl of the southern central USA. Her photographs, characterized by a gritty realism, were widely exhibited and sebsequentially published as An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion, 1939. (Brockhampton)

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