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Gordon Alexander Buchanan Parks, Sr November 30, 1912 On this date, Gordon Alexander Buchanan Parks, Sr. was born. He was an African-American photographer and filmmaker.

kvetchlandia: “Todd Webb Photographer Gordon Parks, New York City 1951 “I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated most about the universe: racism, intolerance, poverty. I could have just as easily picked up a knife.

A comprehensive five-volume collection brings Mr. Parks’s images to the fore, where we can revel in their immediacy and beauty. It allows us to see beyond his fame as the first black photographer for Life and the first black director to make a Hollywood-backed film, and helps clarify Mr. Parks’s legacy as a photographer and as a person. (Photo: Gordon Parks, via The Gordon Parks Foundation)

Gordon Parks: 'A Lasting Love'

Husband and wife, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1949 Gordon Parks Collection, Schomburg Center

Sooo handsome! Portrait of Gordon Parks in his New York apartment, 1991. Photographer: Claire Yaffa.

“I search for those things that inspire me — beautiful imagery, music, and literature." ~Gordon Parks [photographed in his NYC apartment, 1991 by Claire Yaffa]

Gordon Parks

TSY STYLE HALL OF FAME

Gordon Parks, photographer, artist, muscian, photojournalist, writer, film director, a legend.

Elegant glamor from a bygone era: The beauty and opulence of the 1940s and '50s captured in new book of fashion photographer Gordon Parks' greatest work

Elegant glamor from a bygone era: The beauty and opulence of the and captured in new book of fashion photographer Gordon Parks' greatest work

Husband and Wife on Sunday Morning, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1949, gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches

CROWNS: Husband and Wife on Sunday Morning, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1949 (Photographer: Gordon Parks)

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