1963 / 2017 Measured in Moments on view at the MSU Union Art Gallery

1963 /2017 MEASURED IN MOMENTS

Photographs by Leonard Freed in dialogue with Ta-Nehisi Coates


FEBRUARY 17- MARCH 31, 2017

RECEPTION MARCH 24 4:30-6:30PM

 

The collection presented here is a small sample of the many photographs comprising the text Black in White America published by the J. Paul Getty Museum originally in 1968 and recently reprinted in 2010. These photographs were printed with special permission from the family of Leonard Freed. The text featured on the walls of the gallery is from Ta-Nehisi Coates' 2015 book Between the World and Me published by Spiegel & Grau, NY.
 
This exhibition is presented in collaboration between the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, the College of Social Science, and the MSU Law School.

Photographs below by Leonard Freed.


USA. New Orleans, Louisiana. 1963                  LEONARD FREED, USA. South Carolina. 1963. Christmas night watch.