75 Reasons to Live: Lori Fogarty on Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Worker, Coachella Valley, California
Lori Fogarty, executive director of the Oakland Museum of California, celebrates the work and life of documentary photographer Dorothea Lange — whose archives are held at OMCA — through a look at Migrant Worker, Coachella Valley, California (1935.Remember the end of Manhattan, when Woody Allen asks himself what makes life worth living? In January 2010, during SFMOMA’s three-day 75th anniversary celebration, 75 people from the Bay Area creative community gave extremely short talks — 7.5 minutes or less! — on a single collection work of their choosing. Someone called it “manic splendor“ — and it was. You can view all of the talks on The Anniversary Show exhibition page. Or look for them here, on Open Space.