Seven photographs by Orin Langelle are included in a show, Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard, at The Gordon Parks Foundation in Pleasantville, NY. Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard features artwork made by Beard over the course of the long friendship between him and Parks. The exhibit is open through May 28.
The Gordon Parks Foundation stated in a press release, “This exhibition also includes revealing photographs by Orin Langelle documenting the installation and reception of Beard’s groundbreaking 1977 exhibition The End of the Game at New York’s International Center of Photography, which accompanied the first re-issue of his classic book.”
The Parks Foundation said in their release, “The Beard collages featured in the exhibition [Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard] include photographs from throughout Parks’ career, and were made in homage to the famous African-American photojournalist. Made prior to the 2013 Gordon Parks Awards, where Beard was honored for his career as an artist and humanitarian, these extraordinary works of bricolage emerged from the two photographers’ comradeship. They combine Parks’ reportage, portraiture and artistic imagery with handwritten text, ink, and found objects applied in Beard’s inimitable style.”
The ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery is part of the Social Justice Media Program of Global Justice Ecology Project.