The Elegant Senegal – in pictures
The Elegant Senegal of the First Half of the 20th Century is an exhibition on at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, until 26 August
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
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, film director, writer and composer. He directed “Shaft” (1971) and co-founded Essence magazine. He was the first black photographe…
1940 Ice Cream Parlor, Port Gibson, Mississippi Vintage Photograph 8.5" x 11"
This reprint of a vintage photograph shows an ice cream parlor, Port Gibson, Mississippi in 1940. Size 8.5" x 11" Printed on premium luster photo paper for a highly detailed finish, without the glare. Suitable for framing, matting and mounting Your item will be printed using Canon Professional inks, for a smudge free, fade resistant, long lasting print Print will be packaged in a moisture resistant sleeve and then shipped in a heavy, flat, rigid mailer for maximum…
Gordon Parks's Pictures Run Through the Subconscious of Black America
We're constantly seeing Gordon Parks's famous images everywhere, even if we don't realize it. Revisit them here.
Archives West: Doris Ulmann photographs, 1914-1934
portrait of Doris Ulmann-The faces of men and women in the street are probably as interesting as literary faces, but my particular human angle leads me to men and women who write. I am not interested exclusively in literary faces, because I have been more deeply moved by some of my mountaineers than by any literary person. A face that has the marks of having lived intensely, that expresses some phase of life, some dominant quality or intellectual power, constitutes for me an interesting…