"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
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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