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click to enlarge Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, New York), 1952

Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, New York), 1952

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Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem 

When: July 20-Aug. 28 2016
The 1943 Harlem riots broke out on August 1, just a few days after the photographer Gordon Parks moved to the neighborhood. He considered shooting the chaos around him, but decided against it. "The police would only think I stole the camera and take it from me," he wrote in a memoir years later. Continue reading >>

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