Jill Freedman @ Steven Kasher Gallery

Poor Peoples Campaign, Washington, D.C., 1968, Vintage gelatin silver print, printed 1968, 14h x 11w in

Jill Freedman: Resurrection City 1968
October 26 – December 22, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 26th, 2017

“I knew I had to shoot the Poor People’s Campaign when the murdered Martin Luther King, Jr. I had to see what was happening, to record it and be a part of it, I felt so bad. Besides, it sounded too good to miss…. Always have been poor people, still are, always will be. Because governments are run by ambitious men with of no imagination. Whose priorities are so twisted that they burn food while people starve. And we let them. So that history doesn’t change much but the names.”
– Jill Freedman, 1971

Steven Kasher Gallery
515 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10001

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