Books available at the Multnomah County Library about the life and photography of Dorothea Lange, known for her photographs of Americans affected by poverty and political exile during the 1930's to 1950's.
A selection of books from Central Library about sculptors of the outdoor public art works in downtown Portland. This list is based upon "A Guide to Portland Public Art" from the Regional Arts & Culture Council and "Portland's Municipal Fountains: A Self-Guide Tour" published by the Portland Water Bureau.
"The people of the Pacific have always created powerful things. Carvings, textiles and architecture, as well as dance, oratory and other performing arts, are all visually potent and have often been about managing the flow of power through people and the land." - from Pacific Art in Detail by Jenny Newell. This reading list is a selection of books from Central Library that chronicle the history, symbolism and use in ritual of these fascinating art works.