Gordon Parks -- The World Will Miss You!

  1. Gordon Parks, pioneer photographer and one of Hollywood's first African-American directors (Shaft and The Learning Tree, among others) has died at age 93. His work is beautiful and poignant. Check it out at http://www.pdngallery.com/legends/parks/.
     
  2. He was a legend and will be greatly missed.
     
  3. His photographs were absolutely amazing. NPR did a wonderful piece on him today that I was able to listen to while doing errands at lunch.