Of America's Foremost Photography Historians To Give Talk At University
9, 2001-- WHO: Sally Stein, associate professor
of art history and visual studies, University of California, Irvine
Lecture -- "Passing Likeness: Dorothea Lange's 'Migrant Mother'
and the Paradox of Iconicity"
Friday, April 20, 3:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 160, University of Virginia
Lange's 1936 photo, "Migrant Mother," one of the most famous images
of the Great Depression and one of the most widely reproduced pictures
in the history of photography, will be the focus of a lecture by
American historian of photography, she has contributed to several
important books on 20th-century photography, including "Montage
and Modern Life, 1919-1942," "The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories
of Photography," and "Official Images: New Deal Photography."
lecture is sponsored by the McIntire Department of Art and the Department
of Anthropology, with support from the Dean's Special Lectures committee.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298