Topic: Dorothea Lange

Jon Lowenstein
Awards

Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work

Jon Lowenstein has won the $10, 000 Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago’s much-maligned South Side.

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Photo Essay

Bridging Eras: Photographer Sam Comen’s Travels Through Lost Hills

Photographer Sam Comen wanted to find a new way to explore the American historical narrative, so he turned to the small town of Lost Hills, Calif. to illustrate the duality of the immigrant-American experience.

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Profile

The Past Comes Alive: History in High-Definition

There’s always something interesting about history—it’s often just a matter of knowing where to find it. Shorpy.com highlights the noteworthy negatives of the Library of Congress in high-definition.

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Photo colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME / Original image by Alexander Gardner / Library of Congress
The Backstory

A Vibrant Past: Colorizing the Archives of History

For this week’s issue of TIME, Sanna Dullaway digitally colorized archival images of America’s 16th president in hopes of bringing history to life. Here’s a look back on the iconic images she’s revisited.

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LaToya Ruby Frazier
Out There

When the Personal Turns Political: LaToya Ruby Frazier at the Whitney Biennial

In her latest projects, currently featured in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, LaToya Ruby Frazier continues to use social documentary as a starting point for her political works of art.

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