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Gordon Parks  1912-2006, US

Rank (2014): 1387 

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Male
Photography
Social Realism



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Country
USA 91
Germany 8
Canada 3
France 3




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Artist Rank
W. Eugene Smith  2021 15
Walker Evans  145 15
Dorothea Lange  991 15
Henri Cartier-Bresson  194 14
Margaret Bourke-White  1187 13




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Institution
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 8
  Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, USA 4
  Ulrich Museum of Art, USA 4
  The Corcoran Gallery of Art, USA 4
  Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, France 3



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30.11.1912 Born in Fort Scott, KS (US)


7.3.2006 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 112  Please report missing Information



until 1.2.2015
   How Far How Near - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam Send message

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to top Solo shows   38


2014
   Gordon Parks - Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013
   Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
   An American Lens - Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC
   Centennial - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Gordon Parks: Crossroads - Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery - Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

2012
   Gordon Parks - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   Gordon Parks - A Harlem Family 1967 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   The Hard Kind of Courage: Gordon Parks and the Photographers of the Civil Rights Era - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
   AT 100 - Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
   Gordon Parks: 100 Years - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2011
   Gordon Parks: Photographs from the Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2010
   Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks - Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
   Crossroads: The Art of Gordon Parks - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

2009
Description and image  Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

2008
   Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks - Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
   Gordon Parks - GRAM - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
   Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

2007
   Resistance Is. . . - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Bare Witness - Photographs by Gordon Parks - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   Gordon Parks: The Daytona Beach Suite - Museum of Arts and Sciences Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach, FL

2005
Description  Gordon Parks - Half Past Autumn: Selections from the... - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Gordon Parks - Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

2003
   Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

2002
   Half Past Autumn - The Art of Gordon Parks - Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

2001
   Gordon Parks - Photojournalism - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

1999
   Half Past Autumn - The Art of Gordon Parks - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Half-Past Autumn - The Art of Gordon Parks - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

1997
   Half Past Autumn: Gordon Parks - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1993
   Retrospective: Gordon Parks - The Photographers' Gallery, London

1990
   Gordon Parks - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1989
   Gordon Parks - 40 Jahre Fotografie - LWL - Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster, Münster
   Gordon Parks - 40 Jahre Fotografie - FFI - Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt/Main
   Gordon Parks - 40 Jahre Fotografie - Amerika-Haus Berlin, Berlin
   Gordon Parks - 40 Jahre Fotografie - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   The Photographs of Gordon Parks - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

1985
   The Photographs of Gordon Parks - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

1975
   Moments Without Proper Names - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

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to top Group shows   73


2014
   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
   Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Forty Years / Forty Stories - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
   Made for Magazines: Iconic 20th-Century Photographs - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   (Re)viewing Bodies: Selected American Photographs, 1930-2000 - Davison Art Center, Middletown

2013
   Chroma - Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON
   Eye to I... 3,000 Years of Portraits - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
   More American Photographs - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
   Summertime - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   More American Photographs - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

2012
   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Contact: Gordon Parks, Ralph Ellison, and 'Invisible Man' - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
   Pure Photography: Pictorial And Modern Photographs From The Syracuse University Art Collection - Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL
   Selections Three - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
   African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

2011
   More American Photographs - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Alberto Giacometti: Neu Gesehen - Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, Chur
   About Face: Portraits from the Minnesota Museum of American Art - Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Selected Works in Honor of African American History Month - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2010
   Portraying a Nation - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Art of Caring - A Look at Life through photography - Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH
   A Force for Change: African American Art and the Julius Rosenwald Fund - Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
   An American Sound - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Posing Beauty in African American Culture - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

2009
   The art of caring: A Look at Life Though Photography - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
   A Force for Change: African American Art and the Julius Rosenwald Fund - Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL
   Connections - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2008
   The Greatest of All Time: Muhammad Ali - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
   Signs Of The Time - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Contemporary Photographs: Recent Acquisitions - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Looking Through the Lens: Photography 1900–1960 - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   The American Evolution - A History through Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2007
   The Search to See II: Photographs from the Collection of Frederick B. Scheel - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   Icons of American Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Bearden, Lawrence, Parks: Artists of Influence - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
   Couples: The Art of Connection - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
   Colleziona - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
Description  Americans - Masterpieces of American Photography from 1940 until now - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Seeing Ourselves - American Faces - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   LIFE - I grandi fotografi - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
Description  From the Printed Page: Photographs from the MFAH Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

2005
Description  Selektion # 1 - Gruppenaustellung - Galerie F5,6 für Fotografie, Munich
Description and image  American Gothic: Vintage Photographs from the 1930s and 40s - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA
   Black Is a Color: African American Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
   Profiling America - Forum für Fotografie, Cologne
   HairStories - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Description and image  African American Art - Photographs from the Collection - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Photography - Recent Acquisitions - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2004
   All That Jazz - Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
   African American Masters - Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

2003
   Visualizing the Blues - Images of the American South, 1862 - 1999 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Flash - Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
   Reflections in black - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2002
   Collection in Context - Recent Photography Acquisitions - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Celebrating the Legacy III - African-American Art at the Corcoran - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2001
Description  Overnight to Many Cities: Tourism and Travel at Home and Away - 303 Gallery, New York City, NY
   Reflections in Black: Smithsonian African-American Photography, The First 100 Years, 1842-1942 - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

2000
   Picturing Business - The Photography of Fortune - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1999
Description and image  Augenblick und Endlichkeit - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Behind the Camera/Before the Lens - Black Americans and Photography - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

1996
   Double vie, Double vue - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
   Appeal To This Age: Photography of the Civil Rights Era - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC
   Comme un oiseau - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
   By Night - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

1989
   Selections - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1988
   Master Photographs From the "Photography in the Fine Arts" Exhibitions, 1959–1967 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

1974
   The Eye of the Beholder - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1965
   The Photo Essay - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1951
   Contemporary Photography (memorable Life Photographs) - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

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Germany

 Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich

USA

 Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
 Jenkins Johnson Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

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USA

 The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
 Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
 Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

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