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City People: Black Baltimore in the Photographs of John Clark Mayden

City People: Black Baltimore in the Photographs of John Clark Mayden

This exhibition presents over fifty of John Clark Mayden's black-and-white street portraits taken since the early 1970s, many on view for the first time.

Date:
Saturday, February 15, 2020 Show more dates
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
George Peabody Library Exhibit Gallery
Campus:
Peabody campus
Audience:
  Faculty/Staff     General Public     Students  
Categories:
Libraries Exhibition  

These photographs illuminate the ordinary joys and sorrows, quiet moments, and daily realities in the African American neighborhoods of the artist's Baltimore hometown. Through careful observation and local understanding, Mayden lays bare the beauty and heartbreak of everyday life, Black life, in an American city.

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