Press Release

Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument, a pathbreaking exhibition that originated at the New Orleans Museum of Art, explores the 1948 Life magazine photo-essay that introduced one of the 20th century’s most important photographers, filmmakers, and writers to the American public. Exhibition opens Friday, September 19 and on view through December 21, 2014. Curated by Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs, New Orleans Museum of Art. Exhibition organized at The Fralin Museum by John Mason, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Corcoran Department of History.