"The Dream Continues: Photographs of Martin Luther King Murals by Vergara"

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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
I Have a Dream, 2006, South Park Liquors at South Along Boulevard at 51st Street, Los Angeles
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, 2012, Always Market at 3551 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Gift of Life, 2009, Callowhill at Second Avenue, Philadelphia
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, 2011, Kut-Zone Barbershop at 407 Kedzie Avenue, Chicago
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, 2009, Frederick Douglass at West 154th Street, Harlem, New York
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, 1990, Roosevelt Road at Sacramento Avenue, Chicago
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
“I Have a Dream”, 1977, Mott Haven Section, South Bronx, New York
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
To Take Lead in Social Reform, 2006, The Original Bill Taco House at 219 East Martin Luther King Boulevard, Los Angeles
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, 1997, Fish Store at 47th Street at Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles
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Photograph: Camilo José Vergara
Untitled, undated, Lupita Discount Store, Compton Avenue at East 55th Street, Los Angeles
Sunday January 27 2013 11:00 - 17:00
Camilo José Vergara photographed murals of Martin Luther King while traveling around the U.S. in the years after the civil-rights leader's assassination. The works combine iconic poses with the cultural sensibilities of the artist and the influence of the neighborhood in which the painting is located.
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