Tag Archives: Gordon Parks

Defund the Police, Refund the Arts

Viktor Witkowski I call the United States my home. Poland is my native land and Germany my homeland. In the current political situation in the U.S., where one political party has abdicated responsibility, I find myself looking to Europe for answers and possible solutions. In the USA the pandemic and its volatile virus have been declared Democrats by the administration …

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Life’s Struggles and Black Rage: The Fire Then and Now

Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem was on exhibit at the Art Institute from May 21 to August 28, 2016 Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem, the exhibition that just closed at the Art Institute of Chicago, focuses on collaborative projects created by two seminal Afro-American artists, each a consummate master of their mediums. Each formed their unique artistic identity during …

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