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Gordon Parks

[African-American Photographer, 1912-2006]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Photojournalism.
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Original works by Gordon Parks available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteU.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Over 1,000 photographs by Gordon Parks, created for the U.S. Farm Security Administration

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Information about a 2007 exhibition

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
Big Momma and Boy (Bessie and Little Richard the Morning After She Scalded Her Husband), 1967/68

Gordon Parks in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, Kansas

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
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Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Masters of Photography

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Gordon Parks Center, Fort Scott Community College, Kansas

Photo District News Online
"Legends Online"

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gordon Parks  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Resource Library Magazine
Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks (Norton Museum of Art)

Resource Library Magazine
Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks (Michael C. Carlos Museum)

Gordon Parks at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1964 interview from the Oral History project

 
Multimedia:
The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Several appearances by Gordon Parks


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Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Half Past Autumn: A Retrospective


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Choice of Weapons


 
 
 
 
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