Dorothea Lange: American photographs

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Jun 1, 1994 - Art - 192 pages
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American Photographs includes three essays including facets of Lang's work, including her role in the evolution of American documentary style; her relationship with members of group f.64and the notion of photography as an art form in California; and her unique collaborative relationship with her husband sociologist Paul Taylor.

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An American Photographer
Dorothea Lange and Paul Taylor

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Sandra S. Phillips is the author of monographs on photographers Martin Parr, John Gutmann, and Helen Levitt.

John Szarkowski is director emeritus of the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. As director of the department from 1962 through 1991, he oversaw the presentation of more than 100 exhibitions. He also oversaw the publication of more than 30 books and catalogues, the inauguration of the Museum's first photography collection galleries in 1964 and their expansion in 1984 and the establishment of endowments to support the department's programs. Throughout his tenure, he supervised the development of the collection, which now includes more than 25,000 works spanning the history of photography. Szarkowski was born in Ashland, Wisconsin in 1925.