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‘It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago’: Whitney Retrospective Gives Black Photographers Their Due | Gothamist

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‘It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago’: Whitney Retrospective Gives Black Photographers Their Due | Gothamist

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Anthony Barboza, African American Photographer, Black Photographer, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT, TRYB,

 

—  Danny Lewis, WNYC, Gothamist

In the 1960s, a group of Black photographers from New York City began gathering in kitchens, living rooms, and galleries to critique each other’s work. According to one of the workshop’s founders and its current president, Adger Cowans, they basically began as “bull sessions” where photographers would talk shop.

“Sitting around, you know, eating chili and drinking wine, and talking about cameras and how to shoot,” Cowans said.

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Ronnie Goodman, African American Art, Black Art, African American Artist, Black Artist, San Francisco Artist, Street Art, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, Wriit,

 

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