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Jack Delano

Working Class Neighbourhood, Pittsburgh, PA by Jack Delano

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  • Artwork Info
  • About the Artist
  • About this Photograph
  • 1941
    Gelatin silver print
    Titled and signed, in pencil, au verso
    Printed circa 1995
    Exhibited Dallas Museum of Art, September – November 1995

  • Jack Delano (August 1, 1914 – August 12, 1997) was an American photographer for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Following his experiences with the FSA in Puerto Rico, Delano settled on the island in 1946 and became the official photographer for the Puerto Rican government. Delano was also a noted composer, known for his adaptations of Puerto Rican folk music.

    Delano received support and recognition from the United States’ National Endowment for the Arts and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.

    Adapted from: Wikipedia.com

  • Jack Delano’s photographs elevate the ordinary individual to heroic status. In the 1940s he often played with scale to underline the strength of character in his subjects, and he enlarged some of his prints beyond the usual proportions to dramatize the subjects’ presence. Delano documents a region through not only its people and landscape, but also its cultural and social patterns; this attitude differentiated his work from that of most other FSA photographers.

    Source: International Center of Photography