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06.09.13 Gordon Parks & Burt Glinn

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A recent NYTimes Lens Blog featured the photographic work of Gordon Parks and an essay by Maurice Berger about Joanne Wilson, a truly remarkable woman whose strength in the face of oppression has been, until now, largely unheralded. The post reminded me of the picture below, which I discovered while visiting Elena Glinn. The image captures Gordon Parks, Burt Glinn and Elena–three exceptional and influential individuals in their own right.

130502_GP&BG_7633Gordon Parks, Burt Glinn and Elena Glinn at the opening of Southern Roads/City Pavements: Photographs of Black Americans by Roland L. Freeman at the International Center of Photography. New York, 1981. Photograph by John Abrams.