Margaret Bourke-White

(redirected from Bourke-White)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Margaret Bourke-White
Margaret White
Birthday
BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York
Died

Bourke-White, Margaret

(bûrk` hwīt), 1904–71, American photo-journalist, b. New York City. One of the original staff photographers at Fortune, Life, and Time magazines, Bourke-White was noted for her coverage of World War II, particularly of the invasion of Russia and the liberation of Italy and of German concentration camps. Her series on the rural South during the depression, mining in South Africa, Korean guerrilla warfare, and American industry, and her portraits of world leaders are especially celebrated. Bourke-White's books include Purple Heart Valley (1944), You Have Seen Their Faces (1937; with her husband, Erskine CaldwellCaldwell, Erskine
, 1903–87, American author, b. White Oak, Ga. His realistic and earthy novels of the rural South include Tobacco Road (1933), God's Little Acre (1933), This Very Earth (1948), and Summertime Island (1969).
..... Click the link for more information.
), and Portrait of Myself (1963). She died after a 14-year battle with Parkinson's disease.

Bourke-White, Margaret

(1904–71) photo-journalist; born in New York City. Staff photographer for Life Magazine (1936–69), she traveled all over the world to capture people's experiences of historical events, from Nazi camp survivors to world leaders like Gandhi.
References in periodicals archive ?
After establishing herself with corporate commissions, Bourke-White (1904-1971) joined the original staff of Fortune magazine and went on to document the industrial and cultural revolution in Russia in the 1930s - an amazing achievement at the time for an American woman.
Bourke-White had to give up photography when she became ill with--
GALLERY M is responsible for bringing the works of many prominent contemporary and historic photographers to the Rocky Mountain region such as Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White and Walter Rosenblum.
While many photographers in the 1910s and 1920s, including Paul Strand and Lewis Hine, were drawn to the subject of American industry, Bourke-White alone celebrated the graphic power of its raw machinery over the human element that drove it.
In this issue, JS spotlights two pioneering women: photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Susan Goldman Rubin is known for her award-winning nonfiction for young readers, including Art Against the Odds and Searching for Anne Frank, as well as books on Margaret Bourke-White, Degas, van Gogh and Gauguin.
Goldberg, an award-winning biographer of Margaret Bourke-White, lectures widely on photography and the arts and writes for publications including The New York Times, American Photo, and Vanity Fair.
This summer the Jane Corkin Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs on the theme of transportation, with selections ranging from Lartigue and Bourke-White to Shields and Stieglitz.
I want to become famous, and I want to become wealthy," wrote Margaret Bourke-White in a 1927 diary entry.
Consider the photos of the same suicide scene of a German official, his wife and daughter that Miller and then Bourke-White took a short time later.
Ask your students how they think Margaret Bourke-White felt about the George Washington Bridge.
Her students first researched the lives and works of such photographers as Ansel Adams, Margaret Bourke-White, Annie Leibovitz and Sandy Skoglund.