“Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New York for Ebony and Glamour, before becoming the first African American photographer at Life magazine in 1949. For the first time… Read More
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Under The Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa, Art and Film at El Museo del Barrio, March 4 – June 27, 2015
“Gabriel Figueroa Mateos (1907-1997) became an emblematic figure in Mexico through his work as a studio portrait photographer, still photographer, lighting artist, camera operator, and cinematographer. From the early 1930s through the mid-1980s, Figueroa helped forge an evocative and enduring image of his country, its… Read More
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