American political theme photography

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Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing is a 2017 exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California which says: "Drawing upon vintage prints, unedited proof sheets, personal memorabilia, and historic objects, this exhibition takes a unique approach to a beloved American photographer by reuniting photographs with comments and quotes by the people she photographed."  Also see press release plus photo gallery  Accessed 7/17

Jason Evans, Boys of Summer: A Season with the Newport Gulls is a 2017 exhibit at the Newport Art Museum which says: "Jason Evans does not just make sports photographs. Rather he captures the feelings and unique, and beautiful, aspects of baseball."  Accessed 6/17

Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History from 1843 to the Present is a 2017 exhibit, organized by the  Brooklyn Museum, at the Allentown Art Museum  which says: "As the exhibition demonstrates, the finest sports photographers, their skills honed from years of practice, are capable of capturing a fleeting moment and making it memorable, often from a surprising or revealing point of view. Driven to freeze action and portray what the naked eye alone cannot see, sports photographers have played a leading role in the evolution of camera and film technology." Also see 7/21/16 article in The New York Times and article in Artsy  Accessed 6/17

 

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