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Lot 0074
  • Artist: GORDON PARKS
  • Print Title: Rio de Janeiro, 1961
  • Medium: Sheet-fed Gravure
  • Printing Date: 1970's
  • Printed in France
  • Image Size approx: 6 x 9 inches

    Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks(1912-2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S. documentary photojournalism in the 1940s through 1970s—particularly in issues of civil rights, poverty and African-Americans—and in glamour photography. As the first famous pioneer among black filmmakers, he was the first African American to produce and direct major motion pictures—developing films relating the experience of slaves and struggling black Americans, and creating the "blaxploitation" genre. He is best remembered for his iconic photos of poor Americans during the 1940s (taken for a federal government project), for his photographic essays for Life magazine, and as the director of the 1971, film Shaft. Parks also was an author, poet and composer.

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  • Condition

    Very Good (slight scuffing and yellowing toward the edges) - wax tissue, heat mounted on conservation grade mat board. COA included

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    GORDON PARKS - Death in Rio de Janeiro, 1961

    Estimate $80 - $100Feb 26, 2019
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