quarta-feira, julho 1


Uma excelente compilação de mais de 100 fotografias de personages históricos
que se transformaram em ícones do nosso tempo.

Migrant Mother
This photo of Florence Owens Thompson and her children was taken in February or March of 1936 in Nipomo, California. In addition to being an iconic photo of the Great Depression, it influenced Steinbeck in his writing of The Grapes of Wrath. Date: 1936. Photographer: Dorothea Lange.

Afghan Girl
This photo was taken as part of the National Geographic “Green Eyes” project, tracking the genetic trait of green eyes passed down through the Mongols of Genghis Khan’s time. The subject was Sharbat Gula and a retrospective on her life done by National Geographic
can be found here. Date: 1985. Photographer: Steve McCurry, National Geographic.

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