As head of Garage Management Co. for the past 30 years, Gordon Hamm has seen peaks and valleys in New York’s parking business. But he’s never seen anything like the past 18 months.... To view the full story, click the title link.
Jack Shainman Gallery is showing Gordon Parks: I Am You | Part 2. As a photographer, film director, composer, and writer, Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was a multi-disciplinary artist whose art and advocacy for social justice still resonates in contemporary culture. Show More Summary
February 1943. Daytona Beach, Florida. "Bethune-Cookman College. Home economic students learning how to make good bread." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.
A two-part exhibition at Jack Shainman Gallery sheds light on relatively obscure works by the master photographer, from colorful fashion imagery to portraits of Muhammad Ali, Helen Frankenthaler, and others. The post The Lesser-Known Photos of Gordon Parks, from Fashion to Artists’ Portraits appeared first on Hyperallergic.
January 1943. Daytona Beach, Florida. "Bethune-Cookman College. Football practice." Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information. View full size.
June 1942. Washington, D.C. "Apartment house at 1739 Seaton Road." 4x5 acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those how lived during the Civil Rights Era.
Jack Shainman Gallery announces Gordon Parks: I Am You | Part 1. As a photographer, film director, composer, and writer, Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was a visionary artist whose work continues to influence American culture to this day.Show More Summary
June 1942. Washington, D.C. "Broadcast tower at Howard University during commencement exercises." 4x5 acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.
An absolutely adorable little munchkin cat named Pooky parked herself in front of the computer where Chef Gordon Ramsay was demonstrating how to properly knead dough in order to get rid of any remaining pockets of air. While intently watching, Pooky was mimicking his actions and watching his every move intently, as if she were...
Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN. visual for “ELEMENT.” draws inspiration from famed American photographer Gordon Parks, directly referencing multiple images that explore the lives of black Americans. Now, The Gordon Parks Foundation presents a special art exhibition showcasing these photographs that influenced Lamar’s aesthetic. Show More Summary
The Gordon Parks Foundation has opened a new exhibit contrasting Kendrick Lamar’s video and Gordon Parks’s iconic photography.
The exhibit, which is located just outside of NYC, showcases ”Gordon Parks photographs that inspired rapper Kendrick Lamar’s music video ELEMENT from his album, DAMN.” Continue reading…
Opening today at the Gordon Parks Foundation in Pleasantville, N.Y.
According to Variety, Sony has begun developing a remake of Super Fly, Gordon Parks Jr.’s cult blaxploitation hit from 1972. The original Super Fly got a sequel, so Variety notes that Sony is hoping that this new movie will also “lead to a series of films”—even though every studio hopes that every movie will somehow… Read more...
The 1972 blaxploitation crime drama film directed by Gordon Parks Jr. The post Super Fly Remake in the Works from Watchmen Writer Alex Tse appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map from 1922 advertises 98 allotments of land for sale at an estate called Gordon Park : The Pride of Kedron (Section Nine), located on the northside of... Read more
The developer wants to add more parking in the process Developer CIM Group is plugging away at getting its vacant tower on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood re-entitled so that building and connecting public park can reopen. The tower is...Show More Summary
(Warning some people may find the image below distressing). A Gordon family is warning the community about a dangerous dog still on the loose after it viciously attacked their teenage son in a suburban park on Sunday. The 15-year-old boy’s mother said her son was walking with a friend through the small park off Woodcock […]
August 1942. "Ella Watson, government charwoman who provides for a family of six on her salary of $1,080 per year. She has been a federal employee for 26 years." Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full siz...