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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Francis Miller, [Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream” speech to the crowd assembled in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], August, 28, 1963 (1013.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Paul Schutzer, … Continue reading

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“… he plays records and eats ice cream…”

Gordon Parks, “Retreat is found beneath the city in an underground room. Here, surrounded by lights, he plays records and eats ice cream and sloe gin as he broods over his invisibility. To take this symbolic picture, Parks built a … Continue reading

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Focus on Fashion: Backstage and On Stage

William Klein, Patrick Kelly, 1987, from Backstage, 1986–92 N. R. Farbman, [Models in evening dresses surrounded by crowd of buyers, Dior fashion show], 1951 Gordon Parks, Paris Showings–Show stoppers of collections where fabulous ball dresses like these Fath designs. The … Continue reading

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Flavio and Mario

Gordon Parks, [Flavio da Silva and his brother Mario on the boardwalk during their first trip outside the favela, Rio de Janeiro], 1961 [Mario and Flavio da Silva at Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro], 1961 In 1961, Gordon Parks created … Continue reading

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