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Washington, D.C. Government charwoman (detail), July 1942. Gordon Parks (American, 1912–2006). Gelatin silver print; 23.7 x 18.2 cm. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., LC-USF34-013407-C [P&P]. Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Curator Talk: Gordon Parks

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m., and Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Location: Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Gallery

About The Event

A curator-led series of gallery talks, each focusing on a different section of Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950. This exhibition traces Parks’s evolution from an accomplished, self-taught practitioner to an independent and artistic journalistic voice widely communicating a meaningful and coherent understanding of critical social and cultural issues. Free; no registration required.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – Photography: Parks’s Choice of Weapons
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – Canvassing the Country for Standard Oil
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – Infiltrating the Mass Media