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Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison: How a Man 'Becomes Invisible'

Gordon Parks, the renowned LIFE magazine photographer, and Ralph Ellison, the acclaimed novelist, shared a vision of Harlem — and that vision was grim. During the decade after the end of World War II, they collaborated twice on projects that were intended to reveal underlying truths about the New York City neighborhood that was sometimes called the capital city of black America. 798 more words

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an African-American photographer, musician, writer and film director best known for his work’s that documented the social and economic racism in America. 219 more words

The Industry

“Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”

Opening Event: “Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”

edited by Kai EL’ Zabar


The Art Institute of Chicago will host the Opening event  of the Invisible Man_ Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem” exhibition, May 20, 2016 at 6:00pm–9:00pm in the Rubloff Auditorium and Griffin Court. 145 more words


April Obsessions: Art, Design and Life

Here’s an end of the month wrap up of my latest loves in the world of art and design.  I see a lot of images and rooms for my job and I have a tendency to obsess (a slight and gentle obsession, lady-like if you will) over certain things.   215 more words

Denver Interior Design


(12A, 100 minutes) Directed by Don Cheadle. Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi.

Miles Ahead is an obvious passion project for first-time director, co-writer and star Don Cheadle, having spent almost a decade in development. 271 more words

Film Reviews

I suffered evils, but without allowing them to rob me of the freedom to expand. – Gordon Parks http://ift.tt/1Vla9W7

Gordon Parks

How Gordon Parks' Photographs Implored White America to See Black Humanity

Gordon Parks is one of America’s most celebrated photographers. He is also one of the most misunderstood. Museums and galleries around the world have celebrated him as the creator of some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. 896 more words