Gordon Parks, Off on My Own (Harlem, New York)


Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), Off on My Own (Harlem, New York), 1948. Gelatin silver print. The Art Institute of Chicago, Amanda Taub Veazie Acquisition Fund, 2016.125. © The Gordon Parks Foundation. From “Harlem is Nowhere,” a collaborative project between Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison. A Seeing America video. Speakers: Michal Raz-Russo, David and Sarajean Ruttenberg Associate Curator of Photography, Art Institute of Chicago and Dr. Steven Zucker Special thanks to Michal Raz-Russo, Sarah E. Alvarez, The Gordon Parks Foundation, the Ralph and Fanny Ellison Charitable Trust, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Cite this page as: Michal Raz-Russo, Art Institute of Chicago and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Gordon Parks, Off on My Own (Harlem, New York)," in Smarthistory, May 16, 2018, accessed December 10, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/parks-ellison/.