Exhibition | Gordon Parks X Muhammad Ali: The Image of a Champion 1966 / 70

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Apr 01 - 30 2020
Exhibition | Gordon Parks X Muhammad Ali: The Image of a Champion 1966 / 70 presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Gordon Parks X Muhammad Ali | Feb. 14-July 5 |Organized in collaboration with The Gordon Parks Foundation, this exhibition features approximately 55 photographs, many never before published.

In 1966, Life magazine assigned famed photographer Gordon Parks to cover Muhammad Ali, the brash young boxing champion. Four years later in 1970, the two came together again for a second Life feature story.

These encounters framed a critical passage in the career of the controversial heavyweight, whose antiwar and black separatist views had led to widespread vilification in the United States. They also marked a significant moment of transition for Parks, then following up his remarkable success

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Free Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 2, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 3, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 4, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 5, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 6, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 8, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 9, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 10, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 11, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 12, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 13, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 15, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 16, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 17, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 18, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 19, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 20, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 22, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 23, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 24, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 26, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 27, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 29, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 30, 2020 at 10:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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