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The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

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Dorothea lange slideshow k rf

  1. 1. Dorothea Lange “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”
  2. 2. Who was, who is Dorothea Lange?• Sister• Wife• Daughter• Mother• One of the greatestphotographers of the 20thcentury
  3. 3. Early Life • Born •Age 7 • “Limpy”• “Cloak of Invisibility”
  4. 4. A Budding Photographer• Mother wanted her to be a teacher• Instead…Bought 1st camera• Became a portrait photographer•1918- moved to San Francisco• Opened own portrait studio• Married painter Maynard Dixon in1920
  5. 5. The GreatDepression Era
  6. 6. The Migrant Mother
  7. 7. The World War II Era
  8. 8. Later Life•Ansel Adamspartnership•Aperture Magazine• Photo shift
  9. 9. Death •Health problems• Died of cancer on October 11th, 1965
  10. 10. Photographic Technique
  11. 11. Achievements
  12. 12. The Legacy Lives On
  13. 13. Fin“I feel myself more like a cipher, a person thatcan be used for a lot of things and I like that… You asked me about deciding to be a photographer, but over everything, I think, all my decisions right along…have been instinctive.”
  14. 14. Sources:•http://www.theartstory.org/artist-lange-dorothea.htm•http://lumieregallery.net/wp/172/dorothea-lange/• http://www.atgetphotography.com/The-Photographers/Dorothea-Lange.html•http://www.shorpy.com/dorothea-lange-photographs•http://www.dorothea-lange.org/Resources/AboutLange.htm•http://www.photography-art-cafe.com/dorothea-lange.html•http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/2006/3/06.03.10.x.html•http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92656801• Photographs courtesy of Google images

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