The Heartbeat of Our Being, in Black and White
New Photobook by Adger Cowans, apprentice to Gordon Parks
The Heartbeat of Our Being, in Black and White
NYTimes Lens Blog 12/20/2016

New Photobook by Adger Cowans, apprentice to Gordon Parks

“AMERICA IS ME”: The Life and Times of Gordon Parks
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“AMERICA IS ME”: The Life and Times of Gordon Parks
032c Magazine 12/16/2016
The Best Photography Books of the Year: 2016
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The Best Photography Books of the Year: 2016
American Photo Magazine 12/14/2016
TIME's 100 Most Influential Images of All Time
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TIME's 100 Most Influential Images of All Time
Time Magazine 12/2/2016
The Vogue Photographer Who Took Black America As Seriously As He Took Fashion
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The Vogue Photographer Who Took Black America As Seriously As He Took Fashion
New York Magazine 11/20/2016
"All Cameras Are Good Cameras."
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"All Cameras Are Good Cameras."
BuzzFeed 11/13/2016
Pictures from a pioneer: Exhibit shows work of photojournalist Gordon Parks
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Pictures from a pioneer: Exhibit shows work of photojournalist Gordon Parks
The San Diego Union-Tribune 11/09/2016
Gordon Parks, photographer who chronicled African-American life, the focus of shows in Washington, DC and Berlin
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Gordon Parks, photographer who chronicled African-American life, the focus of shows in Washington, DC and Berlin
The Art Newspaper 10/28/2016
5 Exhibits From Berlin Art Week That Moved Us
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5 Exhibits From Berlin Art Week That Moved Us
The Fader 09/19/2016
Looking at African-American Life "Fifty Years After"
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Looking at African-American Life "Fifty Years After"
Crave Online 09/06/2016
The year of the great Gordon Parks
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The year of the great Gordon Parks
The Economist 08/31/2016
Black faces exude royalty in VMFA’s Wiley, Parks exhibits
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Black faces exude royalty in VMFA’s Wiley, Parks exhibits
The Commonwealth Times 08/29/2016
Ingrid Bergman: How a Photograph Never Made Led to Her Most Memorable Portrait
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Ingrid Bergman: How a Photograph Never Made Led to Her Most Memorable Portrait
Time Magazine 08/28/2016
“Vision and Justice” Brings All Power to All the People Through Art
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“Vision and Justice” Brings All Power to All the People Through Art
Crave Online 08/28/2016
Mid-Century Harlem, in Text and Images
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Mid-Century Harlem, in Text and Images
City Lab 08/26/2016
'Back to Fort Scott' Illuminates Era, Artist
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'Back to Fort Scott' Illuminates Era, Artist
The Free Lance-Star 08/24/2016
After Gordon Parks: Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems and More Celebrate 50 Years of Black Photographers
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After Gordon Parks: Mickalene Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems and More Celebrate 50 Years of Black Photographers
W Magazine 08/23/2016
3 Black Women Photographers Capture the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
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3 Black Women Photographers Capture the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
The Creators Project 08/23/2016
How Civil Rights Photographer Gordon Parks Inspired A New Generation Of Artists
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How Civil Rights Photographer Gordon Parks Inspired A New Generation Of Artists
Co.Design 8/22/2016
Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier
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Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier
Cool Hunting 08/18/2016
Gordon Parks Goes "Back to Fort Scott" to Create a Portrait of an Era
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Gordon Parks Goes "Back to Fort Scott" to Create a Portrait of an Era
Crave Online 08/14/2016
Two exhibits at VMFA spark conversations on race
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Two exhibits at VMFA spark conversations on race
WRIC, ABC News 08/02/2016
'Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott' at VMFA features work by noted Life magazine photographer
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'Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott' at VMFA features work by noted Life magazine photographer
Richmond Times-Dispatch 07/27/2016
Gordon Parks exhibit opens Saturday at VMFA
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Gordon Parks exhibit opens Saturday at VMFA
Richmond Free Press 07/22/2016
Before #BlackLivesMatter, there was Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison
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Before #BlackLivesMatter, there was Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison
Chicago Reader 07/21/2016
When Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks Took on Harlem
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When Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks Took on Harlem
Daily Beast 06/19/2016
VMFA's Gordon Parks Exhibit Explores an Important 20th Century Black Photographer
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VMFA's Gordon Parks Exhibit Explores an Important 20th Century Black Photographer
Style Weekly 07/19/2016
Police, Protest, and the Matter of Black Lives: A Conversation on the Power of Photographs
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Police, Protest, and the Matter of Black Lives: A Conversation on the Power of Photographs
Hyperallergic 07/15/2016
"An 'Invisible Man' Becomes Invisible"
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"An 'Invisible Man' Becomes Invisible"
Art Institute of Chicago blog 07/14/2016
Searching for the Invisible Man
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Searching for the Invisible Man
America Magazine 07/13/2016
‘Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem’ Review: Fruits of a Creative Friendship
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‘Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem’ Review: Fruits of a Creative Friendship
Wall Street Journal 07/05/2016
Postwar Harlem, Captured by Two Legends
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Postwar Harlem, Captured by Two Legends
NY Magazine 06/19/2016
Gordon Parks Foundation Highlights Photog’s Work With Ali
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Gordon Parks Foundation Highlights Photog’s Work With Ali
The Examiner 06/16/2016
Gordon Parks Foundation Highlights Photog’s Work With Ali
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Gordon Parks Foundation Highlights Photog’s Work With Ali
The Examiner 06/16/2016
Gordon Parks' Vision of Muhammad Ali
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Gordon Parks' Vision of Muhammad Ali
Hudson Valley News Network 06/13/2016
David Muir Reports: A Grand Farewell to 'the Greatest of All Time'
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David Muir Reports: A Grand Farewell to 'the Greatest of All Time'
ABC News 06/13/2016
Special photo exhibit in the Hudson Valley chronicles Muhammad Ali’s life
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Special photo exhibit in the Hudson Valley chronicles Muhammad Ali’s life
Fios 1 News 06/10/2016
Muhammad Ali Has Died: The Charismatic Boxing Legend was a Photographer’s Dream
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Muhammad Ali Has Died: The Charismatic Boxing Legend was a Photographer’s Dream
Culture Type 06/10/2016
New Photo Exhibit on Muhammad Ali Opens in Pleasantville
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New Photo Exhibit on Muhammad Ali Opens in Pleasantville
ABC News 06/10/2016
See Gordon Parks's Intimate Photos of Muhammad Ali in His Prime
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See Gordon Parks's Intimate Photos of Muhammad Ali in His Prime
ArtNet News 06/09/2016
"American Champion" on CBS New York
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"American Champion" on CBS New York
CBS News 06/09/2016
Visible Men
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Visible Men
BOMB Magazine 06/08/2016
LIFE Magazine's rare photos of Muhammad Ali
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LIFE Magazine's rare photos of Muhammad Ali
CBS News 06/08/2016
Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem
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Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem
W Magazine 06/08/2016
Muhammad Ali Exhibit Opens at Gordon parks Museum
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Muhammad Ali Exhibit Opens at Gordon parks Museum
The Journal News 06/08/2016
"At Once Document and Symbol, and Other News"
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"At Once Document and Symbol, and Other News"
The Paris Review 06/07/2016
"Two Champions: Muhammad Ali and Gordon Parks"
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"Two Champions: Muhammad Ali and Gordon Parks"
The New York Times Lens Blog 06/07/2016
"Muhammad Ali Dies at 74: Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century"
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"Muhammad Ali Dies at 74: Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century"
The New York Times 06/04/2016
"Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks's Joint Harlem Vision"
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"Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks's Joint Harlem Vision"
The New Yorker 06/05/2016
How Baltimore Photographer Devin Allen Used Instagram to Make a Difference
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How Baltimore Photographer Devin Allen Used Instagram to Make a Difference
The Hundreds 6/1/2016
"Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison, Artistic Giants of Postwar Harlem"
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"Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison, Artistic Giants of Postwar Harlem"
The New York Times 06/1/2016
"The Week in Art"
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"The Week in Art"
ArtNet/ Sarah Cascone 05/28/2016
"Harlem’s Famed ‘Invisible Man’ Duo On View In Chicago"
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"Harlem’s Famed ‘Invisible Man’ Duo On View In Chicago"
Antiques and the Arts Weekly 05/27/2016
"Amazing Color Pictures of Showgirls' Life at Nightclub in New York in 1958"
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"Amazing Color Pictures of Showgirls' Life at Nightclub in New York in 1958"
Vintage Everyday
MAXWELL OSBORNE, DAO-YI CHOW & JANELLE MONÁE HONORED AT THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION DINNER"
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MAXWELL OSBORNE, DAO-YI CHOW & JANELLE MONÁE HONORED AT THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION DINNER"
Guest of a Guest / SADIE LEBOW 05/26/2016
"The New York Times Honoring Gordon Parks With Janelle Monáe, Usher and the Public School Designers"
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"The New York Times Honoring Gordon Parks With Janelle Monáe, Usher and the Public School Designers"
The New York Times / Amy Lombard 05/26/2016
"Janelle Monae Wears A Cape To The Gordon Parks Gala Like The Superwoman She Is"
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"Janelle Monae Wears A Cape To The Gordon Parks Gala Like The Superwoman She Is"
Hello Beautiful / Danielle James 05/25/2016
"BLACK LIVES MATTER: LATOYA RUBY FRAZIER TALKS ABOUT GORDON PARKS"
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"BLACK LIVES MATTER: LATOYA RUBY FRAZIER TALKS ABOUT GORDON PARKS"
Now Toronto / FRAN SCHECHTER 05/25/2016
"Martha Hunt stuns in slinky silk dress alongside her fellow models at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards in New York"
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"Martha Hunt stuns in slinky silk dress alongside her fellow models at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards in New York"
Daily Mail / MICHELLE GANNEY 05/25/2016
"Maxwell Osborne, Dao-Yi Chow, Usher & Swizz Beatz Celebrate Gordon Parks"
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"Maxwell Osborne, Dao-Yi Chow, Usher & Swizz Beatz Celebrate Gordon Parks"
The Daily Front Row / Sydney Sadick 05/25/2016
"The Gordon Parks Foundation Holds 10th Annual Awards Dinner and Auction"
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"The Gordon Parks Foundation Holds 10th Annual Awards Dinner and Auction"
Women's Wear Daily / Aria Hughes 05/25/2016
"Remembering Gordon Parks With Janelle Monáe, Usher, and More"
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"Remembering Gordon Parks With Janelle Monáe, Usher, and More"
Vogue / TODD PLUMMER 05/25/2016
"Estée Lauder mogul gushes over wife at awards dinner"
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"Estée Lauder mogul gushes over wife at awards dinner"
Page Six / Carlos Greer 05/25/2016
"Genius Level Event: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem"
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"Genius Level Event: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem"
Crave / Miss Rosen 05/23/2016
Art Institute of Chicago Opens INVISIBLE MAN: GORDON PARKS AND RALPH ELLISON IN HARLEM Today
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Art Institute of Chicago Opens INVISIBLE MAN: GORDON PARKS AND RALPH ELLISON IN HARLEM Today
Broadway World 05/21/2016
"Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison: How a Man ‘Becomes Invisible’"
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"Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison: How a Man ‘Becomes Invisible’"
Time / John Edwin Mason 05/20/2016
“Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”
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“Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”
Chicago Defender / Kai EL’ Zabar 05/02/2016
"Museums and galleries turn to the work of Gordon Parks"
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"Museums and galleries turn to the work of Gordon Parks"
The Art Newspaper / PAC POBRIC 04/15/2016
"A different view for work of Gordon Parks"
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"A different view for work of Gordon Parks"
The Journal News / Karen Roberts 04/13/2016
"How Gordon Parks’ Photographs Implored White America to See Black Humanity"
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"How Gordon Parks’ Photographs Implored White America to See Black Humanity"
Time / John Edwin Mason 04/08/2016
"1943: Fulton Fish Market"
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"1943: Fulton Fish Market"
Mashable / Alex Q. Arbuckle
'How Gordon Parks Documented Racism In America"
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'How Gordon Parks Documented Racism In America"
CO.Design / DIANA BUDDS
"Gordon Parks exhibit sheds light on race then and now"
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"Gordon Parks exhibit sheds light on race then and now"
SF Gate / Jessica Zack 03/30/2016
"Photos that changed the world: The despair of black Americans in the 1940s, captured by Civil Rights activist Gordon Parks"
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"Photos that changed the world: The despair of black Americans in the 1940s, captured by Civil Rights activist Gordon Parks"
Daily Mail / ALEXANDRA GENOVA 03/27/2016
"Revisiting Photos That Find Tenderness Amid Inequality"
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"Revisiting Photos That Find Tenderness Amid Inequality"
The New York Times Style Magazine / CAROLINE HIRSCH 03/24/2016
"Gordon Parks"
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"Gordon Parks"
Art in America / Kyle MacMillan 03/24/2016
"Southern exposure: Gordon Parks photos from 1956 offer a timely reminder of America's racial divide"
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"Southern exposure: Gordon Parks photos from 1956 offer a timely reminder of America's racial divide"
Star Tribune / Mary Abbe 03/22/2016
"AGO SHOW PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTISTIC REBELS OF THE 60S"
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"AGO SHOW PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTISTIC REBELS OF THE 60S"
Now Magazine / FRAN SCHECHTER 03/18/2016
"AGO's Outsiders exhibition looks at life on the fringes"
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"AGO's Outsiders exhibition looks at life on the fringes"
The Star / MURRAY WHYTE 03/17/2016
"A band apart: The AGO reveals the work of photographers and filmmakers who captured and forever altered American life"
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"A band apart: The AGO reveals the work of photographers and filmmakers who captured and forever altered American life"
National Post / David Berry 03/14/2016
"American beauty: The outsider spirit of U.S. photography"
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"American beauty: The outsider spirit of U.S. photography"
Maclean's / Adrian Lee 03/12/2016
"Hello from the outside"
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"Hello from the outside"
The Globe and Mail / JAMES ADAMS 03/11/2016
"Exhibit | Visual Justice: The Gordon Parks Photography Collection at WSU"
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"Exhibit | Visual Justice: The Gordon Parks Photography Collection at WSU"
Crave / Miss Rosen 02/25/2016
"The Importance Of Photography In The Fight For Civil Rights"
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"The Importance Of Photography In The Fight For Civil Rights"
The Huffington Post / Priscilla Frank 02/16/2016
"Gordon Parks, blanco y negro contra la segregación"
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"Gordon Parks, blanco y negro contra la segregación"
Masde Arte 2/11/2016
"GORDON PARKS, THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, AND THE PICTURES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD"
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"GORDON PARKS, THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, AND THE PICTURES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD"
Feature Shoot / Ellyn Kail 02/02/2016
"3 Wichita exhibits offer ‘deep dive’ into Gordon Parks’ work "
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"3 Wichita exhibits offer ‘deep dive’ into Gordon Parks’ work "
The Wichita Eagle / ANNIE CALOVICH 01/29/2016
"New Exhibit Makes Wichita State University ‘The Place To Go’ To Learn About Gordon Parks"
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"New Exhibit Makes Wichita State University ‘The Place To Go’ To Learn About Gordon Parks"
KCUR / ALYSON RALETZ 01/27/2016
"Photographer Gordon Parks' Work Was Weapon Against 'Racism, Intolerance And Poverty'"
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"Photographer Gordon Parks' Work Was Weapon Against 'Racism, Intolerance And Poverty'"
KMUW / SEAN SANDEFUR 01/25/2016
"A Friendship Between Two 1960s Photographers Highlights Art's Power To Spark Change"
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"A Friendship Between Two 1960s Photographers Highlights Art's Power To Spark Change"
Huffington Post / Katherine Brooks 01/22/2016
"Gordon Parks photograph exhibit opens at Ulrich Museum"
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"Gordon Parks photograph exhibit opens at Ulrich Museum"
The Sunflower / Marissa Campbell 01/21/2016
"Gordon Parks: A Celebration of Life and Work"
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"Gordon Parks: A Celebration of Life and Work"
KMUW / LINDSEY HERKOMMER DEVRIES 01/20/2016
"Gordon Parks: Higher Ground"
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"Gordon Parks: Higher Ground"
Indy Bay 01/19/2016
"THE JIM CROW SOUTH: GORDON PARKS PHOTO SERIES ON EXHIBIT"
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"THE JIM CROW SOUTH: GORDON PARKS PHOTO SERIES ON EXHIBIT"
Medill Reports Chicago / Carlos D. Williamson 01/19/2016
"Race, Civil Rights and Photography"
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"Race, Civil Rights and Photography"
The New York Times / Maurice Berger 01/18/2016
"Ulrich Museum of Art's winter opening of 'Visual Justice' features Gordon Parks"
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"Ulrich Museum of Art's winter opening of 'Visual Justice' features Gordon Parks"
Wichita State News / Emily Mullins 01/14/2016
"Retelling a Segregation Story"
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"Retelling a Segregation Story"
South Side Weekly / KRISTIN LIN 01/12/2016
"Gordon Parks’s Long-Forgotten Color Photographs of Everyday Segregation"
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"Gordon Parks’s Long-Forgotten Color Photographs of Everyday Segregation"
Hyperallergic / Chris Cobb 01/12/2016
10 art gallery exhibitions to check out in January"
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10 art gallery exhibitions to check out in January"
Time Out / Jenny Lam 01/04/2016
"Color Barrier: Segregation Images Resonate 60 Years On"
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"Color Barrier: Segregation Images Resonate 60 Years On"
NBC / NATALIA JIMENEZ 01/07/2016