Dorothea Lange: Artist/Observer

Throughout her long working life as a photographer, Dorothea Lange produced some of the most riveting photographic images in history. She documented the great depression in the US, the internment of Japanese Americans, strikes and workers on relief, the armies of unemployed and displaced farmers who left the dustbowl states for California. An extraordinary woman with enormous talent and a…

Billionaires Hold Art Hostage

To grand applause New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), reopened in midtown Manhattan on November 20th, 2004. Home to works of art like Van Gogh’s Starry Night (1889), Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), Matisse’s Dance (1909), and Frida Kahlo’s Self-portrait with Cropped Hair (1940), MOMA possesses a world class collection like no other. But there is another side to…