Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama (37.028), 1956From the series ‘Segregation Story’
Edition of 15
34 x 34 inch archival pigment print
Edition of 7
Humanitarian photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was born into segregated Kansas in 1912. A fellowship chronicling extreme poverty and social conditions for the Farm Security Administration , under the mentorship of Roy Stryker, informed his developing, expressive style. Parks also worked as a filmmaker and memoirist, breaking color boundaries across the board. He captured arresting images highlighting deeply problematic oppression and...