"Lewis Hine: From 'Social' to 'Interpretive' Photographer" - Peter Seixas - American Quarterly

"Lewis Hine: From 'Social' to 'Interpretive' Photographer" - Peter Seixas - American Quarterly

by: Peter Seixas | publication date: October 1, 1987 | Publication: American Quarterly Review | volume: 39 | journal issue: 3 | pages: pp. 381-409

". . .Lewis Wickes Hine's photographic career spanned the years from Progressive reform through the Depression of the 1930s. While his photographic themes and purposes maintained a considerable consistency over the course of his life, the uses to which his photographs were put changed dramatically. This change was more a consequence of the altered environment in which Hine worked than of any major revision in his own outlook. . ."

Peter Seixas elaborates on Lewis Hine's photographic transformation.

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