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Arts & Entertainment - April 1, 2022

Parks' people

Portraits by renowned photographer Gordon Parks on display at Cantor Arts Center

by Sheryl Nonnenberg

The last of three exhibitions celebrating the Capital Group Foundation's 2019 gift of 1,000 prints by renowned American photographers is now on view at the Cantor Arts Center. Entitled "Gordon Parks: A Loaded Camera," the show features a selection of mainly portraits created by the renowned photographer, filmmaker and author. It's a somber, serious show that reflects Parks' desire to use his camera, as he explained, "as a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs."

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