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Untitled, 1948 According to Parks, this is Red Jackson, a young Harlem gang leader. Photo credit: Gordon Parks — at New York City, Harlem.

The Vogue Photographer Who Took Black America As Seriously As He Took Fashion

A new book traces four decades of Gordon Parks’s career.

Gordon Parks was only a teenager when he left his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. The youngest of Parks chose to make a living for himself after his mother passed away, and wound up becoming the first African American photographer for Life Magazine.

The segregation generation: Gordon Parks' poignant shots of an America divided – in pictures

In 1950, Gordon Parks – one of the most celebrated African American photographers – returned home to Fort Scott, Kansas to track down his old schoolmates and show the impact of segregation on their lives

A look at Gordon Parks’s first photo essay for Life shows how editors’ choices of words and pictures can manipulate meaning.

Just poverty is not envied by anyone ____ Beggar Woman and Child, Estoril, 1951 by Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

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Gordon Parks - Exhibitions - Rhona Hoffman Gallery

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, founded originally as Young Hoffman Gallery in 1976, specializes in international contemporary art in all medias, and art that is conceptually, formally, or socio-politically based.

Gordon Parks « Toni Ridddleberger talks about a boyfriend

Gordon Parks: I Am You - Part 1

The photographer who found both the pride and the prejudice.

Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans

Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans

In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. On assignment for the magazine, Parks photographed his middle…

View Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama by Gordon Parks on artnet. Browse more artworks Gordon Parks from Jackson Fine Art. Park Photography, Artistic Photography, Fine Art Photography, Landscape Photography, Photography Ideas, Better Photography, Colour Photography, School Photography, Lifestyle Photography
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Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama (Boys Fishing 37.048)

Available for sale from Robert Klein Gallery, Gordon Parks, Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama (Boys Fishing 37.048) (1956), Archival digital pigment print, 14 × 14 in

Splint in a Tent: August Southfields, New York. "Interracial activities at camp Nathan Hale, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service. First aid." Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information.

Big picture: interracial children’s camps, by Gordon Parks – in pictures

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is a selection of images from photographer Gordon Parks

In the spring of Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. On assignment for the magazine, Parks photographed his middle… Gordon Parks, Kansas, Black Love, Black And White, Black Star, Fort Scott, Slider, Park Photography, Black White
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Photographer Gordon Parks' hunt for childhood friends reveals 1940s black life under segregation

One of the most celebrated African-American artists of his time, Gordon Parks, is the subject of a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that focuses on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s. WGBH's Jared Bowen reports.

Ruby Dee and Juanita Hardy in New York, New York, March 1959, photographed by Gordon Parks Gordon Parks, Digital Art, March, York, Photography, Fotografie, Photograph, Mars, Fotografia
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Ruby Dee and Juanita Hardy in New York, New York, March 1959, photographed by Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks Harlem Street at the Lord’s Cross, 1943 From Bare Witness by Gordon Parks Gordon Parks, Kansas, Nyc Pics, New York Photos, National Gallery Of Art, Rue, Old And New, Vintage Photos, Street Photography
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Gordon Parks Harlem Street at the Lord’s Cross, 1943 From Bare Witness by Gordon Parks

Place de la Concorde, Paris, 1950 by Gordon Parks

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Place de la Concorde, Paris, 1950 by Gordon Parks

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Harlem, New York City, a 1952 photo by Gordon Parks

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Gordon Parks Harlem Street at the Lord’s Cross, 1943 From Bare Witness by Gordon Parks

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Gordon Parks - Model Wearing a Ferdinando Sarmi Dress (Vogue 1965)