Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks - Slick Cat Books

November 30, 1912 - March 7, 2006
African-American photographer, poet, musician, writer and film director
Author of "The Learning Tree", "To Smile in Autumn", "Half Past Autumn: A Retrospective" and "Arias of Silence"
Awarded the title "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress in 2000
Was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1998
Was the director of the film "Shaft" in 1971


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