Gordon Parks: 100 Years at the International Center of Photography


Mary Machado, Mother of Isabell Lopez, and Family, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1943 (Courtesy of Library of Congress)

Untitled, Miami, Florida, 1970

Bessie and Little Richard the Morning After She Scalded Her Husband, Harlem, New York, 1967

Harlem Neighborhood, Harlem, New York, 1952

Emerging Man, Harlem, New York, 1952

International Center of Photography, New York

To commemorate the centennial of the birth of photographer, filmmaker, musician, and writer Gordon Parks (1912–2006), ICP presented a public art project which included a large-scale photo mural and slideshow of images he captured throughout his long, illustrious career. The installation Gordon Parks: 100 Years was unveiled May 18, 2012 and was on view through January 6, 2013. It is organized by Maurice Berger in cooperation with The Gordon Parks Foundation.