Carol Quirke

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Carol Quirke, SUNY Old Westbury, is the author of Eyes on Labor: News Photography and America’s Working Class (Oxford, 2012), and a forthcoming biography on Dorothea Lange.


The Sweat of Their Face: Exhibition Review, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, through September 3, 2018

by on June 15, 2018

I came in through the back entrance. It offered a clue to one strength of The Sweat of their Face: Portraying American Workers, an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. (through September 3 2018). Greeting me was Ramiro Gomez’s “Woman Cleaning Shower in Beverly Hills (after David Hockney’s Man Taking Shower in Beverly Hills, 1964)”.

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