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Gordon Parks
Modern Day Polymath

Gordon Parks, The Artists
Portrait of Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks was a U.S. Photographer and Artist of the African Diaspora born on November 30, 1912. Parks contributed to the Social Realist movement, worked in France, Brazil and Italy and died on March 7, 2006.

African American and White Soldiers aboard A Ship, Gordon Parks

African American and White Soldiers aboard A Ship 1941

American Gothic, Gordon Parks

American Gothic 1942

Mrs. Ella Watson, Gordon Parks

Mrs. Ella Watson 1942

Negro Women In Her Bedroom, Gordon Parks

Negro Women In Her Bedroom 1942

Portrait of Paul Robeson, Gordon Parks

Portrait of Paul Robeson 1942

Photographers from the Negro press, Gordon Parks

Photographers from the Negro press 1942

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