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Dorothea Lange

A prominent documentary photographer and photojournalist, Lange sought to demonstrate the impact of social and economic circumstances on people’s lives. Her best-known photographs put a human face on the tragic consequences of the Great Depression in 1930s America.

This segment devoted to Lange's life and work is part of the larger feature Voices and Images of California Art, which highlights 11 of California's most celebrated artists through a combination of audio and video clips, artwork reproductions, photographs, and other documents.