About ilieberman

Hello! I am a photographer, mom, friend and photo teacher based in New York City.

Gordon Parks, Off on My Own (Harlem is Nowhere)

“Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006), Off on My Own (Harlem, New York), 1948. Gelatin silver print. The Art Institute of Chicago, Amanda Taub Veazie Acquisition Fund, 2016.125. © The Gordon Parks Foundation. From “Harlem is Nowhere,” a collaborative project between Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison.”

Gordon Parks captures the humanity and diversity of life in Harlem, NYC.

Gordon Parks Exhibit
Interview with Gordon Parks 2000

A Must See: Posing Beauty in African American Culture

This a short piece on how we can see the joy and inspiration of how identity is formed and celebrated.

“Curator, photographer, and historian Deb Willis breakthrough exhibition, “Posing Beauty in African American Culture,” has been travelling for over 10 years. It’s based on her book “Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present,” featuring snapshots, documentary photographs, and works by artists, all exploring beauty in Black culture.”

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