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Dorothea Lange

[American Social Realist Photographer, 1895-1965]

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Original works by Dorothea Lange available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDorothea Lange at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Exhibition: About Life: Photographs of Dorothea Lange

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
12 works online by Lange

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 (Zoom)

Notable SiteOakland Museum of California
Selections from the largest and most comprehensive collection of Dorothea Lange's work

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteU.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Literally thousands of photographs by Dorothea Lange, created for the U.S. Farm Security Administration

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Meeting of the Mother's Club in Arvin Camp for Migrant Workers, 1938

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Once a Missouri Farmer, Now a Migratory Farm Laborer on the Pacific Coast, California Pacific Coast, California

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
Part of a family on relief, Memphis, Texas, 1937

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
San Francisco Street Demonstration

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Dorothea Lange

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
Tractored Out, Childress County, Texas, 1938

U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Women Come to the Front

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Masters of Photography

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis
2 photographs by Dorothea Lange

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Miscellaneous Sites:
AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Dorothea Lange  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

"How to Recognize Art by Dorothea Lange" - brief, but has a few useful insights


Dorothea Lange at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1964 interview from the Oral History project (with sound clip)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature on Dorothea Lange

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Profiled as part of an overview of 11 of California's most celebrated artists

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange

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Dorothea Lange

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Photographs of Dorothea Lange

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Dorothea Lange: A Photographer's Life

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Photographing the 2nd Gold Rush

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Dorothea Lange: A Visual Life

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An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion


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