American Civil Rights Movement from Reagan to Trump’s Era in Pictures (10 pics)




Nottingham Contemporary  is hosting an exhibition of documentary photography called States of America which focuses on a generation of photographers with innovative approaches. From  William Eggleston  and Mark Cohen to Bill Owens, Lee Friedlander, Stephen Shore and many more. The exhibition explores the period from the Civil Rights Movement to Reagen era, three decades that led to social and political divisions of Trump’s America.

Hyde Park, Massachusetts, 1979 / Photograph: Nicholas Nixon/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photograph

Hyde Park, Massachusetts, 1979 / Photograph: Nicholas Nixon/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography

Las Vegas (yellow shirt guy at pinball machine) “Los Alamos”, 1965-68 / Photograph: William Egglesto

Las Vegas (yellow shirt guy at pinball machine) “Los Alamos”, 1965-68 / Photograph: William Eggleston/© Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Wilson Centre for Photography

A boy in front of the Loew’s 125th Street movie theatre, 1976 / Photograph: Dawoud Bey/Courtesy of S

A boy in front of the Loew’s 125th Street movie theatre, 1976 / Photograph: Dawoud Bey/Courtesy of Stephen Daiter Gallery

Kid looking over at camera, 1972 / Photograph: Mark Cohen/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography

Kid looking over at camera, 1972 / Photograph: Mark Cohen/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography

Las Vegas (woman walking on sidewalk), 1965-68 / Photograph: William Eggleston/David Zwirner, New Yo

Las Vegas (woman walking on sidewalk), 1965-68 / Photograph: William Eggleston/David Zwirner, New York/London and Wilson Centre for Photography

Lower West Side, Buffalo, c. 1970 / Photograph: Milton Rogovin/Courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Pho

Lower West Side, Buffalo, c. 1970 / Photograph: Milton Rogovin/Courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography.

Ginger Shore, Causeway Inn, Tampa, Florida, 17 November 1977 / Photograph: Stephen Shore/Courtesy 30

Ginger Shore, Causeway Inn, Tampa, Florida, 17 November 1977 / Photograph: Stephen Shore/Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York, Spru?th Magers and Wilson Centre for Photography

Mt Rushmore, South Dakota, 1969 / Photograph: Lee Friedlander/Courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery, San Fran

Mt Rushmore, South Dakota, 1969 / Photograph: Lee Friedlander/Courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Wilson Centre for Photography

“I wanted Christina to learn some responsibility for cleaning her room, but it didn’t work.” 1973 / 

“I wanted Christina to learn some responsibility for cleaning her room, but it didn’t work.” 1973 / Photograph: Bill Owens/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography

Karate stance, 1977 / Photograph: Mark Cohen/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography

Karate stance, 1977 / Photograph: Mark Cohen/Courtesy of Wilson Centre for Photography




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