Gordon Parks was one of the seminal figures of 20th century photography. A humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, he documented many of the most important aspects of American culture from the early 1940s up until his death in 2006, with a focus on race relations, poverty, civil rights, and urban life.
Dates: April 24–May 24
Location: Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
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