The 1930s in Print:
of Lost Innocence: Photographs of Childhood Realities and Adult Fears
During the Depression
The representation of children and childhood in the work of FSA photographers.
Documentary work by the Federal Writers Project, Dorothea Lange and Paul
Taylor, Malcolm Cowley, Richard Wright, James Agee and Walker Evans, and
Art of the Great Depression, New Deal Photography and Murals: Their Roles
in the Construction of Regional and National Identity
Investigates the consequences of government intervention with regard to
the standardization and creation of an American culture.
Skyscrapers to Skulls: Georgia O'Keeffe Creates the "Native"
Provides an overview of O'Keeffe's work by placing it within the cultural
context of the 20s and 30s.
A history of the artist Diego Rivera's patronage in the United States,
his work in Detroit, his influence on his contemporaries, and his relationship
with the American public.
of One, Many: Regionalism in FSA Photography
Analyzes how regionalism asserted itself in the work of the FSA, even
as it strove to document a national identity.
Evans Revolutionizes Documentary Photography
How Evans' aesthetic choices and the ideological implications of his work
changed the genre of documentary photography.
the Representative American: Margaret Bourke-White in the Depression
Between 1935 and 1937, Bourke-White traveled the South searching for the
face that would speak out from the printed page, "the representative