Gordon Parks’ The Atmosphere of Crime – The Art Newspaper

For The Art Newspaper, I wrote about Gordon Parks – known as the first photographer to “break the colour line” in America – and his 1950s series The Atmosphere of Crime, a wide-ranging documentary of black communities across America which has been shared widely by #BlackLivesMatter activists in the wake of the George Floyd protests in America and around the world. You can read the story here.

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