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Month: January, 2012


Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. He is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. His elegant, crystal-clear photographs and articulate publications have inspired several generations of […]


August Sander (17 November 1876, Herdorf, Rhine Province – 20 April 1964) was a German portrait and documentary. Sander’s first book Face of our Time was published in 1929. Sander has been described as “the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century.” Sander first learned about photography by assisting a photographer who […]


Taiwanese, b. Taiwan 1961 Chien Chi Chang is a photographer from the 90’s who’s work showed powerful emotion and beautiful meaning. He was born (1961) and raised in Taiwan and photographed illegal immigrants there and in america when he moved here. He mostly photographed in Chinatown, New York City. In his work, Chien-Chi Chang makes […]


Diane Arbus (March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971) was an American photographer and writer noted for black-and-white square photographs of “deviant and marginal people (dwarfs, giants, transvestites, nudists, circus performers) or of people whose normality seems ugly or surreal.” A friend said that Arbus said that she was “afraid… that she would be known […]