Source The photograph that has become known as "Migrant Mother" is one of a series of photographs that Dorothea Lange made in February or March of in Nipomo, California.
Originally they were a triptych. What is the story of their separation? What can a historian learn from a piece of art? This is a formal research essay. The information you use must come from authentic historical sources.
My suggestion is to first search for a web site for kids. You will get a good simple-to-read summary of your artist. Next, look for sites for more mature researchers.
There is a list of sites in the links column below. Find out all about the artist, the historical period, the story behind the work of art. You should have researched four different sources, at least one of which is a primary document.
Steps for Research Find your piece of art on the Internet. Find out all you can about your particular painting, the artist and the historical figures in the work. Mark the paper with a capital letter for each type of annotation. Look up new Vocabulary. Make Connections to what you read.
Mark ideas or statements where you need to do further Research. When you have finished annotating and you understand your topic, pause and think about what you want to prove about the painting.
Links to Sites and Articles.A photo essay is intriguing; it’s something to talk about after people hear that you’re a photographer and want to know about the glitz and glamour of it all.
It’s the perfect thing to tell them after you’re done going on and on about all of the red carpets, the celebrities, the fame, and the fortune. Recent Examples on the Web. For more than 55 years, Air Force One has made this look iconic. — Renae Reints, Fortune, "Trump Wants to Make Air Force One Look "More American"," 12 July The Spy Who Loved Me’ In one of the most iconic cold opens of the franchise, takes out a handful of would-be assassins while swooshing down the Austrian Alps.
LIFE Magazine's Classic Photos A new book, LIFE: The Classic Collection gathers of the venerable magazine's most famous and iconic images The Book, "Life, the Classic Collection". You’ve been exposed to photo essays for your entire life—possibly without even knowing it. For example, you may have seen Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother: An iconic image of the Great Depression, this picture, along with Lange’s other gripping photos, helped Americans better understand the effects of poverty in California as well as.
See Mary Ellen Mark’s Most Memorable Photo Essay. Eliza Berman, Liz Ronk. May 26, She wanted to show that if kids were living on the street there, then they were living on the streets. Teaching the Photo Essay.
A picture is worth 1, words. Chase Mielke on September 2 presents an idea or helps tell a story. You’ve been exposed to photo essays for your entire life—possibly without even knowing it.
For example, you may have seen Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother: An iconic image of the Great Depression, this picture.