Friday, April 09, 2010

Media beyond fine art between the Wars

Migrant mothers
"Destitute peapickers in California; a 32 year old mother of seven children. February 1936." by Dorothea Lange

This assignment is fascinating. The question is, why was media beyond 'fine art' so important between the Wars? Seems to me there are many reasons. It was a time of the rise in photographic and filmic image production, epitomised by this image by Dorothea Lange.

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