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Lecture: The Movement: Bob Adelman and Civil Rights Era Photography

Published on Jan 31, 2014 by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale NSU

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Photographer Bob Adelman has photographed cover stories for countless magazines, including Esquire, Time, People, Life, New York, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, and Paris Match. He has photographed or written more than a dozen books and produced countless others. His most recent book is “King: The Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.” (Abrams, 2004). An award-winning photographer, Adelman has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA grant, and several Art Directors Club Awards. His photographs have been exhibited at the Smithsonian, the American Federation of Arts, and several other institutions. They are included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Adelman has taught at The Center of Photography at Woodstock, The New School, and School of Visual Arts. He currently lives in Miami Beach. Cost is $10 per person, including museum admission. Free for museum members. RSVP to or (954) 262-0227.

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