As part of the
Virtual Collect + Connect program, presents an online tour of the exhibition Photo LA 2020 , followed by a discussion with curators ILSA BING —QUEEN OF THE LEICA and Barbara Tannenbaum . David Travis
ILSA BING— QUEEN OF THE LEICA
Sunday, June 28.
10:30 am on the West Coast; 1:30 pm East Coast.
Ilsa Bing, from top: , 1931; Self-Portrait with Mirrors , 1936; New York, the Elevated, and Me , 1931; Three Men on Steps on the Seine , 1933; Schiaparelli, Satin Dress Greta Garbo Poster, , 1932; Paris , 1941; It Was So Windy in the Eiffel Tower , 1933; Dancers, Ballet Errante , 1952; Paris 1936; Circus Acrobat on Black Ball, New York, , 1986. Images courtesy and © Self-Portrait with Leica Estate of Ilse Bing.
looks at his mid-century work from the time when “images began to proliferate in picture magazines and on television,” providing an “engaging study of the competing purposes and meanings” of his commissions—journalistic, governmental, industrial, and fashion.* GORDON PARKS—THE NEW TIDE, EARLY WORK 1940–1950G
* GORDON PARKS— THE NEW TIDE, EARLY WORK 1940–1950
Through June 9.
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland.
Gordon Parks, gelatin silver prints, from top: , 1941; Self-Portrait , [ Washington, D.C. Government charwoman Ella Watson],1942; , 1950; Tenement Dwellers, Chicago , 1949; Paris Fashions . Images courtesy and © the Self-Portrait Gordon Parks Foundation.