Curator Bruce Jackson is donating the eight 24 x 30 inch and twenty-seven 30 x 24 inch digital pigment fiber prints from the Center for Documentary Studies exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland to CDS, which will auction them to the public at an event on June 21 (music, food, drinks!). Using files made from the original color transparencies*, Jackson restored and printed large-scale a representative selection of rare Kodachrome images of Depression-era America taken by the storied Farm Security Administration photography team. For more information, and to view the images: fullcolordepression.com.
Thursday, June 21, 6-9 p.m.; bidding closes at 8:15 p.m.
Center for Documentary Studies
1317 W. Pettigrew St. Durham, North Carolina
All prints start at $100; bidding will proceed in $10 increments. All sales are final.
*The original color transparencies are in the FSA/Office of War Information Collection at the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.: click here to view.
Read the Independent Weekly‘s cover story on the exhibit here.
Video produced by Audrey Bell. Audio interview with Bruce Jackson by Joel Mora.