Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946

Visual Identity

Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946 is an exhibition that offers an in-depth presentation of Gordon Parks’s (American, 1912–2006) photographs of the Penola, Inc. grease plant in Pittsburgh and its workers who supplied essential goods to US troops during World War II. This examination of an important chapter in Parks’s landmark career features more than 50 photographs that have not yet been seen by the public and explores a narrative that is seldom told but still resonates today.

Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946 is organized by Dan Leers, curator of photography.

Installation photos: Tom Little

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