Selma to Montgomery March (clouds)

James H. Karales, Photographer (American, 1930-2002)

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Karales, a photojournalist for Look magazine specializing in the Civil Rights Movement, was sent to Alabama to cover the famous March for Voting Rights from Selma to Montgomery in March 1965. [new para] Choosing a low viewpoint and a wide-angle lens, Karales perfectly captured the resolute line of march, silhouetted against a foreboding storm cloud.

(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, New York); IMA.

Object Information

photographer
James H. Karales (American, 1930-2002)
creation date
1965, printed later
materials
gelatin silver print affixed to artist's mount
dimensions
9 x 13-1/8 in. (image)
11 x 14 in. (sheet)
mark descriptions
Signed and dated in pencil, verso, l.r.: James H. Karales/ 1965
accession number
2008.6
credit line
E. Hardey Adriance Fine Arts Acquisition Fund in memory of Marguerite Hardey Adriance
copyright
© James Karales
collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
colors

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