Bridging the Gap: Photographs by Gordon Parks & Toni Parks
Bridging the Gap: Photographs by Gordon Parks and Toni Parks, will be on display at the Gordon Parks Gallery from Monday, November 4, 2013, through Friday, May 2, 2014.
(Update: Due to unexpected circumstances, the exhibit and the Gordon Parks Gallery are closed until further notice.)
An opening reception takes place Saturday, November 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Bridging the Gap features the work of Gordon Parks and his daughter and fellow photographer, Toni Parks.
A noted photographer, Gordon Parks was also an activist, writer and filmmaker, as well as one of the first African-American photographers to work for Life magazine and one of the first African Americans to direct a Hollywood film; he also co-founded Essence magazine.
Toni Parks is a photographer living in the U.K. and member of Kamoinge, a New York based group of African-American photographers established in 1963.
Featuring photographs from The College of New Rochelle’s own collection, this show touches on issues that Gordon and Toni Parks address in their black and white, and color prints, which collectively span over fifty years.