Gordon Parks Works Online
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Original works by Gordon Parks available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of ChicagoArt Market:
U.S. Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Over 1,000 photographs by Gordon Parks, created for the U.S. Farm Security Administration
Whitney 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
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
Masters of Photography
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Gordon Parks Center, Fort Scott Community College, KansasArticles and Reference Sites:
Photo District News Online
Answers.com reference works Multimedia:
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).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gordon Parks
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, 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
The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Several appearances by Gordon Parks
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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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
Choice of Weapons