Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Parks’

CDS Exhibit Features Gordon Parks’s Segregation Series, “The Restraints: Open and Hidden”

CDS Exhibit Features Gordon Parks's Segregation Series, "The Restraints: Open and Hidden"

The Restraints: Open and Hidden is an exhibition of work by iconic photographer Gordon Parks—a color photo essay of the same name that appeared in Life magazine in 1956. The piece sought to show the magazine’s (largely white) audience that black people, even those living under segregation, lived full, rich, ordinary lives. The Restraints will be on view […]


Read Online: New Winter Issue of “Document,” CDS’s Quarterly Publication

Read Online: New Winter Issue of “Document,” CDS’s Quarterly Publication

The Winter 2013 issue of the Center for Documentary Studies‘ quarterly newsletter, Document, is now available to read online, featuring a look at our current exhibits—photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier’s Campaign for Braddock Hospital and photographer Gordon Parks’s 1956 photo essay from Life magazine, The Restraints: Open and Hidden; information on the upcoming Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; an essay […]


“A Hungry Heart”: Presentation on Iconic Photographer Gordon Parks, Friday, November 16

"A Hungry Heart": Presentation on Iconic Photographer Gordon Parks, Friday, November 16

A conversation and slide presentation by Deborah Willis on the work of iconic photographer Gordon Parks will take place at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art on November 16,  followed by a reception. “A Hungry Heart: Gordon Parks” is free and open to the public. Willis, one of the nation’s leading historians of African American photography, chairs the department of photography and imaging at […]