Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2013
Author: Elizabeth Partridge
This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge (Lange’s goddaughter), the book goes on to showcase Lange’s work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning is the only career-spanning monograph of this major photographer’s oeuvre in print, and features images ranging from her iconic Depression-era photograph “Migrant Mother” to lesser-known images from her global travels later in life. Presented as the companion book to Grab a Hunk of Lightning which airs in Fall 2014 on PBS American Masters. This deluxe hardcover offers an intimate and unparalleled view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers.
- 106 Tritone Photographs
- Never before seen original images
- Captions and quotes from Lange’s subjects
- Firsthand personal research into Lange’s life.