Castle Gallery at The College of New RochelleCastle Gallery at The College of New Rochelle

Photography by Gordon Parks and Toni Parks

The exhibition 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 was a photographer who lived most recently in the U.K. and was a member of Kamoinge, a New York based group of African-American photographers, established in 1963.

Featuring photographs from the College’s own collection, this show touches on issues that Gordon and Toni Parks address in their black

Friday, Oct. 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 7th 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 8th  12:00pm-4:00 pm

 

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