A Sneak Peek of New CMA Photography Exhibit Gordon Parks: The New Tide


Focusing on extensive new research, Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 documents the importance of Parks’s early experiences —from his immersion in the Chicago Black Renaissance to his friendships with Roy Stryker, Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison — in shaping his groundbreaking, passionate photos.


Photos by Emanuel Wallace