What the editors of The Magazine ANTIQUES are looking at this week
In Chicago, Photos meet Folk Art
As part of their Photography + series, the Art Institute of Chicago is examining the influence of photography and folk art on American culture in the Depression years by bringing together FSA images and folk artifacts emblematic of those painted for the Index.
Two shows highlight the powerful imagery of Gordon Parks
“I’d become sort of involved in things that were happening to people. No matter what color they be . . . I had the instinct toward championing the cause”