James Joyce

The Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) American who devoted his life to capture the images of the most disadvantaged, capturing the most poignant testimonies of the American great depression. After the attack of Pearl Harbour, Lange photographed the fields where war citizens of Japanese origin and many of his photographs were censored. Despite the censorship was the first woman to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship in photography in 1940. His compatriot Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), disciple of Man Ray in the Decade of the 1920s, portrayed in Paris to prominent figures of the literary and artistic world such as Jean Cocteau, Djuna Barnes, James Joyce, Eugene Atget, Max Ernst and Thelma Wood, among others. After moving to United States, he made one of the most important documentary series about New York City. Lee Miller (1907-1977), linked to the surrealist and Dadaist movement, it was model of famous photographers, disciple and lover of Man Ray, and photographer in her own right. In the 1930s he opened his own Studio in New York and was correspondent for Vogue magazine war. Figure among his best-known photographs the destruction of the bunker of Hitler.

He made thousands of photographs of contemporary figures such as Picasso, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Miro and Tapies you among others. We cannot forget Helen Levitt (1913-2009), masterful portraitist of New York Street, and Diane Arbus (1923 1971), one of the most original American photographers 20th century. As well as Annie Leibovitz (1949), main photographer of Rolling Stone yautora of the iconic photograph of John Lennon with Yoko Ono that was home of the magazine. There were also pioneers in Spain. The almeriense Amalia Lopez Cabrera (1838), was the first that was devoted to photography at a professional level. The Barcelonian Anais Napoleon (1827-1916), was the first woman to make daguerreotypes in Spain and majored in business cards. A few years later, Carme Gotarde i Camps (Olot, 1892-1953), he worked as a professional portraitist; Joana Biarnes (Terrassa, 1935), was the first graphics reporter for Catalonia.


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