American Gothic: Mid-Western Photography Exhibition

American Gothic

Mid-Western Photography by Dorothea Lange, Wright Morris, John Szarkowski, and others
2005

 

ANDRÉ de DIENES, “Pride & Poverty, Cotton Pickers, Mississippi 1942”, ca. 1942, gelatin silver print, 10 1/2" x 11 1/2"

ANDRÉ de DIENES, “Pride & Poverty, Cotton Pickers, Mississippi 1942”, ca. 1942, gelatin silver print, 10 1/2″ x 11 1/2″

WRIGHT MORRIS, Two Store Fronts, Western Kansas, ca. 1939, silver print, 7 3/8" x 9 1/2"

WRIGHT MORRIS, Two Store Fronts, Western Kansas, ca. 1939, silver print, 7 3/8″ x 9 1/2″

DOROTHEA LANGE, “On the Great Plains, Near Winner, South Dakota”, ca. 1938, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 10" x 9 7/8"

DOROTHEA LANGE, “On the Great Plains, Near Winner, South Dakota”, ca. 1938, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 10″ x 9 7/8″

DOROTHEA LANGE, “Tractored Out” Childress Co., Texas, ca. 1938, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"

DOROTHEA LANGE, “Tractored Out” Childress Co., Texas, ca. 1938, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 6 1/2″ x 9 1/2″

WALKER EVANS, “Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper” , 1936, gelatin silver print, 8 1/2" x 6 1/2"

WALKER EVANS, “Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper” , 1936, gelatin silver print, 8 1/2″ x 6 1/2″

ZOE BROWN, African American Man and Son in Overalls, silver print

ZOE BROWN, African American Man and Son in Overalls, silver print

ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, “Farmer and Wife, Colorado”, ca. 1939, silver print, ca. 1939, printed later, 9 3/8" x 7 1/2"

ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN, “Farmer and Wife, Colorado”, ca. 1939, silver print, ca. 1939, printed later, 9 3/8″ x 7 1/2″

DOROTHEA LANGE, Ex-Teneant Farmer, Imperial Valley, Ca., ca. 1936, silver print, printed ca. 1965, 11 5/8" x 10 1/2"

DOROTHEA LANGE, Ex-Teneant Farmer, Imperial Valley, Ca., ca. 1936, silver print, printed ca. 1965, 11 5/8″ x 10 1/2″

DOROTHEA LANGE, Migratory Cotton Picker, 1940, silver print, printed ca. 1950, 11" x 14"

DOROTHEA LANGE, Migratory Cotton Picker, 1940, silver print, printed ca. 1950, 11″ x 14″

RUSSELL LEE, “Members of FSA Co-op, Utah”, ca. 1940, silver print, 7 1/4"  x 9 3/4"

RUSSELL LEE, “Members of FSA Co-op, Utah”, ca. 1940, silver print, 7 1/4″ x 9 3/4″

DAVID PLOWDEN, “Church, Williamsville, Vermont, 1962.”, ca. 1962, silver print, 11" x 14"

DAVID PLOWDEN, “Church, Williamsville, Vermont, 1962.”, ca. 1962, silver print, 11″ x 14″

SONYA NOSKOWIAK, Wooden Gate, ca. 1930s, silver print, 7 1/2" x 9 1/2"

SONYA NOSKOWIAK, Wooden Gate, ca. 1930s, silver print, 7 1/2″ x 9 1/2″

KURT BAASCH, Billboards, ca. 1930’s, vintage silver print, 3 1/2" x 4 1/2"

KURT BAASCH, Billboards, ca. 1930’s, vintage silver print, 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

EDWARD WESTON, “Corral”, ca. 1935, silver print, 7 5/8" x 9 1/2"

EDWARD WESTON, “Corral”, ca. 1935, silver print, 7 5/8″ x 9 1/2″

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “Mathew Brady in the Back Yard, 1952.”, ca. 1952, gelatin silver print, printed later, 15 1/4" x 19 3/8"

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “Mathew Brady in the Back Yard, 1952.”, ca. 1952, gelatin silver print, printed later, 15 1/4″ x 19 3/8″

WILLIAM H. ABBENSETH, Untitled (Grave), ca. 1935, silver print, 5 15/16" x 4 5/16"

WILLIAM H. ABBENSETH, Untitled (Grave), ca. 1935, silver print, 5 15/16″ x 4 5/16″

WRIGHT MORRIS, “Gano Grain Elevator.”, ca. 1940, gelatin silver print, 9 1/2" x 7 1/2"

WRIGHT MORRIS, “Gano Grain Elevator.”, ca. 1940, gelatin silver print, 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “From Grain Elevator, Red River Valley, 1957.”, ca. 1957, gelatin silver print,  printed 1994, 9 11/16" x 13 1/2"

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “From Grain Elevator, Red River Valley, 1957.”, ca. 1957, gelatin silver print, printed 1994, 9 11/16″ x 13 1/2″

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “Barn, Framing from Loft.”, 1993, gelatin silver print, 19" 3/8 x 16"

JOHN SZARKOWSKI, “Barn, Framing from Loft.”, 1993, gelatin silver print, 19″ 3/8 x 16″

DOROTHY NORMAN, “Waquoit, Cape Cod”, ca. 1930s, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 2 1/2" x 3 13/16"

DOROTHY NORMAN, “Waquoit, Cape Cod”, ca. 1930s, silver print, printed ca. 1950s, 2 1/2″ x 3 13/16″

BEN  SHAHN, Pickaway Livestock Cooperative Association, central Ohio, ca. 1938, silver print, 6 5/8" x 9 1/2"

BEN SHAHN, Pickaway Livestock Cooperative Association, central Ohio, ca. 1938, silver print, 6 5/8″ x 9 1/2″

ANSEL ADAMS, “Barn Cape Cod Massachusetts.”, ca. 1937, silver print, ca. 1937, printed ca. 1970, 9 1/4" x 13 1/2"

ANSEL ADAMS, “Barn Cape Cod Massachusetts.”, ca. 1937, silver print, ca. 1937, printed ca. 1970, 9 1/4″ x 13 1/2″

WALKER EVANS, “House in Oak Bluffs”, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., ca. 1930-31, silver print, printed ca. 1930-31, 6 1/4" x 4 5/16"

WALKER EVANS, “House in Oak Bluffs”, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., ca. 1930-31, silver print, printed ca. 1930-31, 6 1/4″ x 4 5/16″

WRIGHT MORRIS, “Uncle Harry”, ca. 1947, silver print, 8" x 10"

WRIGHT MORRIS, “Uncle Harry”, ca. 1947, silver print, 8″ x 10″

DOROTHEA LANGE, Riley Savage, Utah, 1953, ca. 1953, silver print, printed ca. 1965, 10 3/8" x 9 3/4"

DOROTHEA LANGE, Riley Savage, Utah, 1953, ca. 1953, silver print, printed ca. 1965, 10 3/8″ x 9 3/4″

WRIGHT MORRIS, Chair, The Home Place, Norfolk, Nebraska, ca. 1947, silver print, 9 1/2" x 7 3/4"

WRIGHT MORRIS, Chair, The Home Place, Norfolk, Nebraska, ca. 1947, silver print, 9 1/2″ x 7 3/4″

WRIGHT MORRIS, White Schoolhouse, Nebraska, ca. 1947, silver print, 7 3/4" x 9 5/8"

WRIGHT MORRIS, White Schoolhouse, Nebraska, ca. 1947, silver print, 7 3/4″ x 9 5/8″