Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story

On assignment to document poverty in Brazil for Life magazine, American photographer Gordon Parks encountered one of the most important subjects of his career: Flávio da Silva. This exhibition explores his celebrated photo essay and Parks’ representation of Flávio over decades.
, 'Catacumba Favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,' 1961, J. Paul Getty Museum

Gordon Parks

Catacumba Favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1961

J. Paul Getty Museum

Permanent collection