Luce Lebart is an internationally acclaimed historian of photography with particular expertise in archival practices and scientific/documentary practices related to image. Former Director of Canadian Institute of Photography (CIOP) and Collections Curator at Societe Francaise de Photographie in Paris (SFDP), Lebart holds an interest in these issues.
Life magazine founder Henry Luce’s vision was for readers to see life “as it unfolds”. And for 36 years that is exactly what Life did.
Early Life and Education
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In 1934, Lucie was sent on an assignment by Fortune magazine to photograph the Dust Bowl region. Through this project, her work established her as an international authority on industrial and human-interest photography.
Henry Luce hired her in 1936 for his new magazine Life. Her first story focused on documenting construction of Fort Peck Dam in Montana; she continued doing this work until Parkinson’s disease prevented it and ultimately she passed away in 1971.
Luce Photography has provided services in several fields, from business and personal branding to collaborative work on television shows like Food Network and Magnolia Network. Her specialty lies in collaborative photography projects.
She began her photography career along the United States-Mexico border as a newspaper photographer, contributing to National Geographic and other publications. She specializes in travel and cultural photography and has participated in several photographic workshops.
She holds strong convictions regarding human rights and social justice, serving her community for many years as well as mentoring students at local high schools. Additionally, she currently manages all aspects of the Luce Scholars Program and The Asia Foundation grant.
Achievement and Honors
Veronica is not only an accomplished photographer but is an active member of her community as she has served as Diversity Committee Chair at NYU Abu Dhabi and founded an annual STEM conference for high school girls while offering creative coding classes to them.
She holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies and a BS in Biology from the University of Richmond. Prior to that she served as a Luce Scholar in Sri Lanka, and she enjoys community service activities.
She recently won a 2023 Wachtmeister Award from Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA), earning her a one-month residency at Mount San Angelo with lodging and studio facilities to focus on her art uninterruptedly.
Luce’s photographs of industrial plants and other buildings epitomized Precisionism photography movement; photographers drawn to “clean shapes, implicit geometry, power, and promise of machine forms”. Her fascination with Soviet Russia made her an FBI file target by 1940.
Although she was dedicated to reporting world affairs, Luce’s publications weren’t Americans’ sole source of news. Instead, they supplemented daily newspapers, radio broadcasts, movie theater newsreels, personal opinion from friends and neighbors as well as popular magazines such as Life which sometimes were missed entirely by even avid subscribers despite receiving all issues weekly; by the late 1930s Luce’s publications had contributed towards shaping public opinion through shaping.
Luce is an actress and model known for her charitable endeavors. She frequently hosts fundraising galas to benefit Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs Inc and Fern House Inc, two alcohol rehabilitation centers located in Palm Beach.
Luce from humble origins manages to thrive both academically and athletically at his high school, earning high grades both academically and athletically. Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), however, becomes suspicious of him after she reads his paper aloud using Frantz Fanon’s voice – an infamous French-African nationalist who advocated violence to oppose colonial stewardship – before discovering illegal fireworks hidden away in his locker.
He has received many honors for his writing, such as an Ignatz Award and Lambda Literary Award, among many others. Additionally, his works can be found published across a range of platforms like comics and novels.