Currie, NevadaArtist(s)Arthur RothsteinArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1940Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
14 9/16 in x 17 11/16 in (37 cm x 44.9 cm);14 9/16 in x 17 3/4 in (36.99 cm x 45.09 cm)Credit LineGift of Gilbert M. FrimetSubject matter
Arthur Rothstein worked as the first hired photographer for the Farm Security Administration and is considered among America's premier photojournalists. Throughout his career, he photographed a range of subjects with social commentary being a primary concern. His first projects looked at the dust bowl and tenancies in the South. He quit the FSA in 1940 and began to work for Look
magazine, where he worked until 1971.Physical Description
A photograph of a flat landscape bisected by a dirt road, with a settlement in the middle ground and a small mountain visible along the horizon line.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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