Between 1908 and 1911, the photographer and social reformer lewis hine travelled the us for the national child labor committee (nclc) documenting child. Lewis hine spent years photographing immigrants arriving at ellis island his goal was to evoke understanding and empathy for the new. In 1874 lewis wickes hine was born to a shopkeeper family living off main street in the hinterland lumber mill town of oshkosh wisconsin as a youth, he. Lewis hine was educated as a sociologist at the university of chicago, during the years when john dewey and thorstein veblen were on its faculty.
Alison nordstrom, the curator of a retrospective of the work of the early 20th- century photographer lewis hine, has come to know him as the. 'the highest aim of the artist' wrote lewis hine in 1906, 'is to have something to relate and to know how to select the right things to reproduce that story . Lewis w hine, in full lewis wickes hine, (born sept 26, 1874, oshkosh, wis, us—died nov 3, 1940, hastings-on-hudson, ny), american photographer. Read about how photographer lewis hine used his camera to reduce child labour in america, giving birth to photography as social movement.
Photographer lewis w hine had the eye of a social reformer as he turned his camera on the social injustice and poverty of the early 20th. Lewis hine (1874-1940) was trained to be an educator in chicago and new york a project photographing on ellis island with students from the ethical culture. Lewis wickes hine (1874-1940) was a teacher in new york before he became interested in photography, particularly as a means to advocate for social change.
The international center of photography's two current exhibitions of his work — lewis hine, a career-spanning overview, and the future of. View lewis w hine artworks sold at auction to research and compare prices subscribe to access price results for 150000 artists. Lewis wickes hine (september 26, 1874 – november 3, 1940) was an american sociologist and photographer hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. It's always nice to check in with photographer lewis hine, but these days it's particularly meaningful made in the first decades of the 20th.
Lewis hine (1874–1940) is widely recognized as an american original whose work has been cited as a precursor to modernist and documentary photography. This moving and memorable exhibition is a concise survey of the life's work of lewis wickes hine (1874-1940), the father of american documentary photography. A study of the great photographer as a progressive thinker and political artist this is the first full-length examination of lewis w hine (1874-1940), the.
Lewis hine was born on september 26, 1874, in the small town of oshkosh, wisconsin when he was eighteen years old, his father was in an accident which . Follow the life of photographer lewis hine, known for his work with exploited child workers, at biographycom. Shrimp and oyster worker, biloxi, miss lewis hine, photographer 1911 feb reproduction numbers: lc-usz6-1306 (b&w film copy neg) lc-usz62-55649.
The clean muscularity and precise industrial order presented by lewis hine in power house mechanic demonstrates the photographer's shift, in 1919, from a. Lewis hine, a new york city schoolteacher and photographer, believed that a picture could tell a powerful story he felt so strongly about the. Lewis hine was born in oshkosh, wisconsin, on september 26, 1874 to douglas hull hine, a veteran of the civil war, and sarah hayes hine, an educator.