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In the Arts: American Gothic’s Ella Watson
2 months ago

In the Arts: American Gothic’s Ella Watson

American Gothic is Gordon Parks’s most recognizable portrait. It was photographed in Washington, D.C. in 1942 during the photographer’s fellowship with the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Instructed to go out …
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IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON
2 months ago

IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON

“Washington, D.C. Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman, receiving annointment from Reverend Clara Smith during the “flower bowl demonstration,” a service held once a year at the St. Martin’s Spiritual …
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IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON
2 months ago

IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON

“Home Altar on Ella Watson’s Dresser Top” (1942) was photographed in Washington, D.C. by Parks during the photographer’s fellowship with the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Parks met Ella Watson, a …
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The Arts: Grandma’s Hands
2 months ago

The Arts: Grandma’s Hands

 

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IN THE ARTS: Portrait of Grandmother and Granddaughter
2 months ago

IN THE ARTS: Portrait of Grandmother and Granddaughter

“Portrait of Grandmother and Granddaughter”

© Marcia Michael 2017

http://www.marciamichael.co.uk/

Read more about the series here:

http://www.marciamichael.co.uk/text-for-the-study-of-kin

IN THE ARTS: Things Black Grandmas Say In the Church Choir
3 months ago

IN THE ARTS: Things Black Grandmas Say In the Church Choir

Jobi Tyson, thank you for sharing your amazing comedic talent with us! You are so gifted!

“Things black grandmothers say in the church choir!”

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IN THE ARTS: LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER
3 months ago

IN THE ARTS: LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER

“LIKE GRANDMA, LIKE GRANDDAUGHTER”, 2013

© 2017. Ari Seth Cohen

http://www.advanced.style/

IN THE ARTS: MAKING WAY FOR SISTER
4 months ago

IN THE ARTS: MAKING WAY FOR SISTER

For thirty miles The string of cars In my grandmother’s funeral procession Laces painfully through The red-lighted intersections

It’s some kind of a miracle No trucks ram the hearse No …
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