Richard Levy Gallery

Gordon Parks

(American, 1912–2006)

at segregated drinking fountain, mobile, alabama by gordon parks

Gordon Parks

At Segregated Drinking Fountain, Mobile, Alabama, 1956

Price on Request

outside looking in, mobile, alabama by gordon parks

Gordon Parks

Outside Looking In, Mobile, Alabama, 1956

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segregation series portfolio by gordon parks

Gordon Parks

Segregation Series Portfolio, 1956

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Biography

Timeline

1912
Born in Fort Scott, KS
1942
Farm Security Administration photographer, Washington, D.C.
1944 - 1949
Worked for Vogue doing freelance fashion photography
1947
Published Flash Photography
1948
Published Camera Portraits: Techniques and Principles of Documentary Portraiture
1955
Composed his first Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
1956
Piano concerto performed in Venice
1960
Photographer of the Year Award from The American Society of Magazine Photos
1963
Published The Learning Tree
1966
Received the Notable Book Award from the American Library Association

Exhibitions

2013
Gordon Parks: Centennial, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
2012 - 2013
Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, USA (solo)
Gordon Parks: 100 Years, International Center of Photography, New York, USA (solo)
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA (solo)
2012
Gordon Parks: 100 Moments, New York Public Library, New York, USA (solo)
Gordon Parks: At 100, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, USA (solo)
Gordon Parks: Centennial, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (solo)
2011
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA
2010
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, USA
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, USA
2009
The Gallery at Hermes, New York, USA (solo)
Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, USA
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2008
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, USA (solo)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2007
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford, USA (solo)
Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York, USA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA
ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Austria
2006
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
Fondazione FORMA per la Fotografia, Milano, Italy
Galerie f 5,6, Munchen, Germany
2005
Lee Gallery, Boston, USA
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
Forum für Fotografie, Cologne, Germany
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, USA
Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munchen, Germany
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.