From the Archives: The Whole World Was Watching

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2016

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we bring you an episode of Radio Art Center from the archives. This installment originally aired in September of 2012, and focuses on the photography exhibition The Whole World Was Watching, a collection of Civil Rights-era photographs from the Menil Collection. 

In this episode, Director of Marketing and PR Christine Crawford sits down with former Senior Curator Gilbert Vicario to discuss the exhibition, which included the work of Dan Budnik, Danny Lyon, Bruce Davidson, Leonard Freed, Bob Adelman, Charles Moore, and Elliott Erwitt, and captures the profound changes taking place in the United States beginning in the 1960s.

Dan Budnik
March On Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. moments after delivering his 'I HAVE A DREAM' speech, Lincoln Memorial, 1963 (Aug. 28) 
(c) Dan Budnik 1999
The Menil Collection, Houston, gift of Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil
Photo: © Hester + Hardaway Photographers Fayetteville Texas

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