Acclaimed ‘Gordon Parks: The Flavio Story’ Exhibit Opens in Toronto at Ryerson Image Center

VIA THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION: Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story explores a seminal photo essay by pioneering African-American photojournalist Gordon Parks, and the extraordinary chain of events it prompted. Published in Life magazine in June 1961, “Freedom’s Fearful Foe: Poverty” profiled the da Silva family, living in a hillside favela near a wealthy enclave of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Focused […]