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Photographer, Illustrator, b. 1912 - d. 2006

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      • Gordon Parks - Expansion - 1981 Offset Lithograph 19" x 25"
        Jun. 11, 2024

        Gordon Parks - Expansion - 1981 Offset Lithograph 19" x 25"

        Est: $50 - $150

        "Expansion" by Gordon Parks, 1981 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 19 x 25 inches, with an image size of 11 x 16.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: 1981 Alex Rosenberg Gallery Exhibition Poster printed on glossy paper. Light denting in image

        DUMBO Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.5 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 5.77 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.27 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.25 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.25 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 7 x 9.01 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.24 x 9 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.
        May. 26, 2024

        Gordon Parks "Untitled" Print.

        Est: $200 - $400

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, writer, and composer. He was born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas. Parks is best known for his powerful and influential work documenting social issues, particularly focing on the African American experience. Parks began his career as a photographer in the 1930s, working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression. He captured images that depicted the struggles of impoverished Americans, including those affected by the Dt Bowl and racial segregation.In the 1940s, Parks became the first African American photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to cover a wide range of subjects, including fashion, sports, and social issues. One of his most famo photo essays for Life was "The Harlem Gang Leader" (1948), which documented the life of a young gang leader named Red Jackson. Parks also made a significant impact as a documentary filmmaker. In 1969, he directed the film "The Learning Tree," based on his own semi-autobiographical novel. This made him the first African American to direct a major Hollywood studio production. He went on to direct other films, including "Shaft" (1971), a popular and influential blaxploitation film. Throughout his career, Parks ed his art to address social injtice and advocate for civil rights. He aimed to shed light on the human condition and challenge racial stereotypes through his photography and films. Parks' work continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, photographers, and filmmakers. In recognition of his contributions, Gordon Parks received numero awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He passed away on March 7, 2006, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy as a pioneering photographer and filmmaker. Measures 6.24 x 9 Verso is blank. Mounted to archival quality paper.

        Morgan Auctions
      • GORDON PARKS (1912-2006) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lopez, from the series Gloucester Fisherman, MA.
        May. 16, 2024

        GORDON PARKS (1912-2006) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lopez, from the series Gloucester Fisherman, MA.

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        GORDON PARKS (1912-2006) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lopez, from the series Gloucester Fisherman, MA. Silver print, the image measuring 10x12⅜ inches (25.4x31.4 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Parks' credit stamp and his 860 United Nations Plaza address in red ink on verso. 1943; printed 1970s Provenance: The Estate of Alain Dister, French photographer and writer, who curated an exhibition with works by Gordon Parks in Paris circa 1980 This picture was taken in June 1943 while Parks was on an assignment for the Office of War Information which involved the fishing industry on the Atlantic coast, as part of a larger documentary project on food production and war mobilization. It led Parks to Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the nation's oldest fishing communities. Here, Parks shot a poised portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lopez. He is a fish skinner in the Gorton-Pew fishery. They have two boys in the armed forces, six children altogether. Reproduced: National Gallery of Art, accession number 2016.11.121; Library of Congress, reproduction number LC-DIG-fsa-8d38374

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • Gordon Parks "American Gothic, 1942" Photo Print
        Apr. 27, 2024

        Gordon Parks "American Gothic, 1942" Photo Print

        Est: $300 - $600

        Gordon Parks (1912 – 2006) was an American photographer, filmmaker, musician, and writer who became renowned for his groundbreaking work documenting African American life and culture. Born into poverty in Fort Scott, Kansas, Parks overcame numerous obstacles to become one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century.Parks' career took off in the 1940s when he began working as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the lives of African Americans living in the segregated South. His powerful images captured the struggles, resilience, and dignity of his subjects, earning him widespread recognition and acclaim.In 1948, Parks became the first African American staff photographer for Life magazine, where he continued to produce iconic photo essays on a wide range of subjects, including poverty, racism, and social injustice. His work for Life brought attention to the civil rights movement and helped shape public perception of race and inequality in America.In addition to his photography, Parks was also a talented filmmaker, directing several acclaimed films, including "The Learning Tree" (1969) and "Shaft" (1971). He was the first African American director to helm a major Hollywood studio film, breaking barriers and paving the way for future generations of filmmakers of color.Throughout his career, Parks used his art as a tool for social change, advocating for racial equality, human rights, and social justice. He believed in the power of storytelling to bridge divides and foster understanding, and his work continues to inspire and resonate with audiences around the world.In recognition of his contributions to American culture and society, Parks received numerous awards and honors, including the National Medal of Arts and the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. His legacy as a pioneering artist and activist endures, serving as a reminder of the importance of using creativity to confront injustice and promote positive change. Measures 12 x 16.

        Morgan Auctions
      • Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "American Gothic"
        Apr. 18, 2024

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "American Gothic"

        Est: $5,000 - $8,000

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006) "American Gothic, Washington, D.C. (Ellen Watson)", 2021 archival pigment print from the 1942 negative, printed by the Art Guild Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico, signed in print lower right, printer's embossed mark lower right, signed Robert Erlichman, dated "8/18/2021" and with image serial number "297934" en verso. Unframed but in foldover portfolio.

        New Orleans Auction Galleries
      • Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "Twelve Nudes"
        Apr. 18, 2024

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "Twelve Nudes"

        Est: $6,000 - $9,000

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006) "Nudes" suite of twelve iris prints on watercolor paper including fived dated 1999: "Awakening", "Contentment", "Affaire d'Amour", "Moonlit", and "Loneliness"; four dated 1995 from 1967 transparencies: "Despair", "Yearning", "Dawn Breaks", and "Child Stirring"; and three dated 1995 from earlier transparencies: "Day Dreamer", "Valleys and Coves", and "A Star for Noon". Each unframed.

        New Orleans Auction Galleries
      • Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "Bessie and Little Richard"
        Apr. 18, 2024

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), "Bessie and Little Richard"

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006) "Bessie and Little Richard (Fontenelle) the Morning After She Scalded Her Husband, Harlem, New York" silver gelatin print printed 1990s from a 1967 negative, signed lower right en verso. Matted, glazed and framed.

        New Orleans Auction Galleries
      • Flower Market, Paris
        Apr. 10, 2024

        Flower Market, Paris

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Flower Market, Paris gelatin silver print, the photographer's 'LIFEPHOTO' credit and French LIFE reproduction rights stamps on the reverse image: 13⅜ by 10½ in. (34 by 26.7 cm.) Executed circa 1952. Please note that this lot will not be on view during the sale exhibition. It is located at our Long Island City, New York storage facility. If you would like to examine it in person before the sale please contact Anjli Patel at [email protected]

        Sotheby's
      • Untitled, Chicago, Illinois
        Apr. 10, 2024

        Untitled, Chicago, Illinois

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Untitled, Chicago, Illinois gelatin silver print, The Gordon Parks Foundation copyright stamp, signed and dated by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Executive Director, in pencil, on the reverse, framed image: 18 by 17¾ in. (45.7 by 45.1 cm.) frame: 28¼ by 27¾ in. (71.8 by 70.5 cm.) Executed in 1953, printed posthumously in 2014, this print is number 3 from an edition of 10. Please note that this lot will not be on view during the sale exhibition. It is located at our Long Island City, New York storage facility. If you would like to examine it in person before the sale please contact Anjli Patel at [email protected]

        Sotheby's
      • GORDON PARKS (1912–2006) Dove, 1962 signed in marker (verso) image/sheet: 1
        Apr. 03, 2024

        GORDON PARKS (1912–2006) Dove, 1962 signed in marker (verso) image/sheet: 1

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        GORDON PARKS (1912–2006) Dove, 1962 signed in marker (verso) image/sheet: 19 5⁄8 x 23 ¾ in. (49.8 x 60.3 cm.)

        Christie's
      • GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED
        Feb. 22, 2024

        GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        Gordon Parks, Photograph, Lighthouse, Signed. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 26.5" x 23.5" Scene: 21.5" x 18.5"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER
        Feb. 22, 2024

        GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Gordon Parks Abstraction, Dye Transfer. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 20.5" x 29.5" Scene: 20" x 29"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER
        Jan. 25, 2024

        GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        Gordon Parks Abstraction, Dye Transfer. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 20.5" x 29.5" Scene: 20" x 29"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED
        Jan. 25, 2024

        GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        Gordon Parks, Photograph, Lighthouse, Signed. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 26.5" x 23.5" Scene: 21.5" x 18.5"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS, STANDARD OIL SER., AG GELATIN PRINTS
        Jan. 04, 2024

        GORDON PARKS, STANDARD OIL SER., AG GELATIN PRINTS

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Gordon Parks, Standard Oil Series, Silver Gelatin Prints. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 13" x 15" Scenes Approximately: 8" x 9.5"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER
        Jan. 04, 2024

        GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        Gordon Parks Abstraction, Dye Transfer. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 20.5" x 29.5" Scene: 20" x 29"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • Gordon Parks, 1912-2006, Music, That Lordly Power
        Dec. 02, 2023

        Gordon Parks, 1912-2006, Music, That Lordly Power

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        Gordon Parks 1912-2006 Music, That Lordly Power 1993 gelatin silver print 19-1/4 x 14 inches signed and inscribed, "for Mark" on the image published by Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, New York, NY

        Black Art Auction
      • Gordon Parks, 1912 - 2006, Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama)
        Dec. 02, 2023

        Gordon Parks, 1912 - 2006, Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama)

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama) 1956/2014 archival pigment print 14-1/8 x 14 inches (image) 20 x 16 inches (sheet) The Gordon Parks Foundation copyright stamp, signed and dated by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Executive Director, in pencil, on the reverse, printed posthumously in 2014, no. one in an edition of 15 Following the 1955 murder of Emmett Till and bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, LIFE magazine sent Gordon Parks south to document the severity of daily life for African Americans living under Jim Crow laws that enforced racial segregation. The magazine published 26 of Parks’ photographs in "The Restraints: Open and Hidden," an expansive photo-essay in the 24 September 1956 issue. The only other image from this series to be offered at auction sold on Oct 5, 2023 at Sothebys for $15,250. It was also #1 in an edition of 15.

        Black Art Auction
      • Gordon Parks, Untitled, 1951
        Dec. 01, 2023

        Gordon Parks, Untitled, 1951

        Est: €1,500 - €2,000

        Signed in pencil, annotated in an unknown hand in pencil and felt tip pen as well as 'Sammlung A + J WILDE' stamp on the verso. The photograph shows models Bettina Graziani, Sophie Malgat, Jackie Stolof and Janine Klein in evening gowns designed by Jacques Fath during Paris Fashion Week in spring 1951.

        Kunsthaus Lempertz KG
      • GORDON PARKS, STANDARD OIL SER., AG GELATIN PRINTS
        Nov. 14, 2023

        GORDON PARKS, STANDARD OIL SER., AG GELATIN PRINTS

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Gordon Parks, Standard Oil Series, Silver Gelatin Prints. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 13" x 15" Scenes Approximately: 8" x 9.5"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS, INSCRIBED BY SUBJECT IN ADMIRATION
        Nov. 14, 2023

        GORDON PARKS, INSCRIBED BY SUBJECT IN ADMIRATION

        Est: $300 - $500

        Gordon Parks, Inscribed by Subject in Admiration. Signed. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 16.5" x 19.5" Scene: 11" x 14"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED
        Nov. 14, 2023

        GORDON PARKS, PHOTOGRAPH, LIGHTHOUSE, SIGNED

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        Gordon Parks, Photograph, Lighthouse, Signed. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 26.5" x 23.5" Scene: 21.5" x 18.5"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER
        Nov. 14, 2023

        GORDON PARKS ABSTRACTION, DYE TRANSFER

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        Gordon Parks Abstraction, Dye Transfer. Provenance: Private Philadelphia Estate. Frame: 20.5" x 29.5" Scene: 20" x 29"

        Ashcroft and Moore
      • Gordon Parks
        Oct. 20, 2023

        Gordon Parks

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        (American, 1912-2006) Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956, signed by Peter W. Kunhardt Jr, dated, and editioned 1/15 on Gordon Parks Foundation stamp verso, archival pigment print, printed 2014, image 13-1/2 x 13-1/2 in.; black finished wood frame 21-3/4 x 21-3/4 in. Provenance: Jackson Fine Art Atlanta (label verso, accompanied by copy of original sales receipt) ; An Important Atlanta Collection

        Brunk Auctions
      • Gordon Parks (1912-2006) Children with Doll, Washington, D.C., 1942
        Oct. 19, 2023

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) Children with Doll, Washington, D.C., 1942

        Est: $7,000 - $9,000

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) Children with Doll, Washington, D.C., 1942 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed and inscribed in ink in the margin. image: 8 7/8 x 12in. (22.5 x 30.5cm.); sheet: 11 x 14in. (27.9 x 35.6cm.) Provenance: With Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, acquired 2018 Washington, D.C. in 1942 was not the easiest place in the world for a Negro to get along. GORDON PARKS

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      • Gordon Parks (1912-2006); James Galanos Fashion, Hollywood, California;
        Oct. 06, 2023

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006); James Galanos Fashion, Hollywood, California;

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) James Galanos Fashion, Hollywood, California, 1961 Archival pigment print, printed posthumously in 2015; the Gordon Parks Foundation stamp, signed and dated in pencil by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Executive Director, and editioned '3/15' in pencil on the reverse. 12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)

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      • Gordon Parks (1912-2006); Music - That Lordly Power;
        Oct. 06, 2023

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006); Music - That Lordly Power;

        Est: $4,000 - $6,000

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) Music - That Lordly Power, 1993 Gelatin silver print; signed and inscribed 'For Mark' in ink on the image. 19 1/4 x 13 1/8 in. (48.9 x 33.3 cm.)

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      • MORGAN SPARKS SMITH (1910-1993) Portrait of photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006).
        Oct. 05, 2023

        MORGAN SPARKS SMITH (1910-1993) Portrait of photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006).

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        MORGAN SPARKS SMITH (1910-1993) Portrait of photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006). Silver print, the image measuring 9x4 7/8 inches (22.9x12.4 cm.), with Parks' inscription in ink on recto, and the notation "Please credit Morgan Smith Photograph" in ink in an unknown hand on verso. 1945 Morgan and Marvin Smith, identical African American twin brothers, were photographers known for documenting the life of Harlem in the 1930s to 1950s. Their studio, located next door to The Apollo Theatre, became a popular meeting place for some of the era's most notable figures. 'Harlem spread itself before the cameras of Morgan and Marvin Smith like a great tablecloth, and eagerly they went about devouring what it had to offer,' Gordon Parks wrote in the forward to Harlem: The Vision of Morgan and Marvin Smith (University Press of Kentucky). Reproduced: Philip Brookman, Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940-1950 (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art), p. 311 (variant)

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      • Mother and Child in a Bar, Blind River, Ontario
        Oct. 05, 2023

        Mother and Child in a Bar, Blind River, Ontario

        Est: $5,000 - $7,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Mother and Child in a Bar, Blind River, Ontario gelatin silver print, signed in silver ink, title and annotations in pencil and red ink, and with the photographer's credit stamp, on the reverse, framed, 1950 image: 13¼ by 9 in. (33.8 by 23 cm.) frame: 23½ by 19 in. (59.6 by 48.3 cm.)

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      • Red Jackson
        Oct. 05, 2023

        Red Jackson

        Est: $7,000 - $10,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Red Jackson gelatin silver print, signed in pencil on the reverse, framed, a Howard Greenberg Gallery label on the reverse, 1948, printed later image: 10⅜ by 7⅝ in. (26.2 by 19.4 cm.) frame: 21⅝ by 17⅝ in. (55 by 45 cm.)

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      • Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama)
        Oct. 05, 2023

        Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama)

        Est: $7,000 - $10,000

        Gordon Parks 1912 - 2006 Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama) archival pigment print, The Gordon Parks Foundation copyright stamp, signed and dated by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Executive Director, in pencil, on the reverse, framed, a printed label on the reverse, 1956, printed posthumously in 2012, no. one in an edition of 15 image: 13¾ by 13¾ in. (34.8 by 34.8 cm.) frame: 23⅛ by 22⅞ in. (58.8 by 58.1 cm.)

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      • Gordon Parks - Expansion - 1981 Offset Lithograph 19" x 25"
        Oct. 03, 2023

        Gordon Parks - Expansion - 1981 Offset Lithograph 19" x 25"

        Est: $50 - $75

        "Expansion" by Gordon Parks, 1981 Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 19 x 25 inches, with an image size of 11 x 16.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: 1981 Alex Rosenberg Gallery Exhibition Poster printed on glossy paper. Light denting in image

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      • Gordon Parks (1912-2006) American Gothic, Washington D.C. [Ella Watson], 1942
        May. 02, 2023

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) American Gothic, Washington D.C. [Ella Watson], 1942

        Est: $4,000 - $6,000

        Gordon Parks (1912-2006) American Gothic, Washington D.C. [Ella Watson], 1942 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed in pencil on the verso. image: 12 x 8 1/2in. (30.5 x 21.6cm.) sheet: 14 x 11in. (35.5 x 28cm.) Provenance: With Claire Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida Literature: Marien, Photography: A Cultural History, Pearson, 2015, fig. 9.1 Gordon Parks was hired by Roy Stryker to join his team of Farm Security Administration photographers in Washington, D.C and Parks focused his camera on subjects such as Ella Watson, a custodian working in the agency's office who is depicted in this image. Perhaps Park's most iconic image, he captures her strength and dignity in the face of a life of poverty, hardship and inequality.

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      • GORDON PARKS 'JULIE ANDREWS' PHOTOGRAPH
        Apr. 05, 2023

        GORDON PARKS 'JULIE ANDREWS' PHOTOGRAPH

        Est: $50 - $150

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006) 'Julie Andrews' photolithograph. Measures 9 1/4" x 6 1/2". Mounted. THIRD PARTY SHIPPING REQUIRED.

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      • GORDON PARKS 'SEGREGATION IN THE SOUTH' PHOTOGRAPH
        Apr. 05, 2023

        GORDON PARKS 'SEGREGATION IN THE SOUTH' PHOTOGRAPH

        Est: $50 - $150

        Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006) 'Segregation in the South' photolithograph. Measures 8 3/8" x 6". Mounted. THIRD PARTY SHIPPING REQUIRED.

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      • [PHOTOGRAPHY]. PARKS, Gordon (1912-2006), photographer. Untitled (Portrait of an unidentified African American man). Ca 1950.
        Feb. 28, 2023

        [PHOTOGRAPHY]. PARKS, Gordon (1912-2006), photographer. Untitled (Portrait of an unidentified African American man). Ca 1950.

        Est: $600 - $800

        [PHOTOGRAPHY]. PARKS, Gordon (1912-2006), photographer. Untitled (Portrait of an unidentified African American man). Ca 1950. 5 x 6 1/4 in. silver gelatin photograph of a long-haired African American subject (staining and some residue to upper right margin, light edge and corner wear to print). Ink stamp on verso, "Life Photo by Gordon Parks."  Gordon Parks was a prominent photojournalist who documented issues of civil rights, poverty, and Black life, in addition to glamour photography. He is also remembered for creating the "blaxploitation" genre of films, becoming one of the first African Americans to produce and direct major motion pictures. This lot is located in Cincinnati.

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      • GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT 7.5"
        Jan. 30, 2023

        GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT 7.5"

        Est: $50 - $100

        -GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT -SIZE: 7.5" X 7" JR 12/13

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      • GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT 7.5"
        Jan. 01, 2023

        GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT 7.5"

        Est: $50 - $100

        -GORDON PARKS - UNTITLED, 1948 - COLOR PRINT -SIZE: 7.5" X 7" JR 12/13

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      • GORDON PARKS. Collected Works.
        Oct. 20, 2022

        GORDON PARKS. Collected Works.

        Est: $700 - $1,000

        GORDON PARKS. Collected Works. A massive five-volume collection that surveys five decades of Gordon Parks' photography by renowned publisher Steidl. Folio, black- and red-stamped gray cloth; red slipcase; overall very clean. FIRST EDITION. Goettingen, Germany: The Gordon Parks Foundation & Steidl, (2012) "These images and words are a gathering of individuals, events, places, conflicts, and dilemmas that confronted me as I shifted from course to course in pursuit of survival. Some star-coloured, others, painted with rage, fall like rain in my memory. They all simmer down to what I remember, forgot, and what at last I know." Gordon Parks

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