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Gordon Parks Centennial: His Legacy at Wichita State University
     

Gordon Parks Centennial: His Legacy at Wichita State University

by Patricia McDonnell (Editor), Ted D. Ayres (Foreword by), John S. Wright
 

This book celebrates photographer, filmmaker, composer, and author Gordon Parks, drawing on photographs and archival material held at Wichita State University. Parks's legacy involves a delicate confluence of artistic traditions and the vernacular creative forces in modern American experience. John Wright explores the forms of vision Parks employed across artistic

Overview

This book celebrates photographer, filmmaker, composer, and author Gordon Parks, drawing on photographs and archival material held at Wichita State University. Parks's legacy involves a delicate confluence of artistic traditions and the vernacular creative forces in modern American experience. John Wright explores the forms of vision Parks employed across artistic media to grapple with the culture of contradictions he observed in 20th-century America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295992389
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
10/19/2012
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John S. Wright is professor of African American studies and English and principal scholar for the Archie Givens Sr. Collection of African American Literature and Life at the University of Minnesota. He is a leading scholar on the Harlem Renaissance and author Ralph Ellison.

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