What’s Your Social Isolation Mood?

Social isolation has brought out so many emotions, often at the same time. Our photography collection might help you track your emotions.

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  1. Dieter Appelt began his career as an opera singer, but then transitioned into photography. He traveled extensively specializing in long exposure photographs and images of slow moments.
  2. Tiny was a prostitute living in Seattle that photographer Mary Ellen Mark captured when on assignment for LIFE Magazine. This image typifies Mark’s unsparing, empathetic style.
  3. Deborah Luster has photographed people in the deep south for much of her career. These portraits, like this one, seem to show an inner sense of the sitter.
  4. American artist Judith Golden often plays with photography, like in this image where a photograph is held by the sitter, only to be photographed for the final composition.
  5. Ralph Eugene Meatyard is best known for his photographs that examine the bizarre and mysterious realms that exist within our everyday world.
  6. Weegee, a freelance press photographer whose lurid photos of crime and accident scenes frequently appeared in tabloid newspapers, often played manipulating compositions like in this photograph.
  7. Prolific photographer Walker Evans’ scenes of everyday life often show people in candid moments.
  8. Margaret Bourke-White had a long career as a documentary photographer, gaining some of her early successes in Cleveland.
  9. Vernon Cheek studied with Harry Callahan before going on to founded the photography department at Perdue.