Ken Light photographs

Object Details

Biographical/Historical note
Ken Light is a social documentary photographer whose work has appeared in books, magazines and exhibitions. He has exhibited internationally in over 175 one-person and group shows, including one person shows at the International Center for Photography, S.E. Museum of Photography and Smith College. Light's work is part of numerous collections, including the San Francisco MOMA, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the International Center of Photography and the American Museum of Art at the Smithsonian. The images in this collection date from Light's work in the early 1990s documenting rural Black poverty, cotton and the southern landscape; some of these images were included in Light's book entitled "Delta Time."
Date
1989 - 1993
Extent
0.01 Linear feet ((1 folder))
Citation
Ken Light photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Jo Whaley and Stanley and Dorothea Light.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Topic
African Americans -- Religious life
Rites and ceremonies
African Americans
Place
Mississippi
Identifier
ACMA.06-039
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