Steve Schapiro: En­ter­ing Mont­gomery, Selma March 1965, gelatin sil­ver print

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Mon­roe Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy, 112 Don Gas­par Ave., 505-992-0800 Amer­i­can doc­u­men­tary pho­tog­ra­pher Steve Schapiro cov­ered the civil rights move­ment from 1963 to 1968, cap­tur­ing some of the era’s most iconic mo­ments: Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis march­ing in Selma, Alabama, and Ge­orge Wal­lace’s “stand in the school­house door” in­ci­dent, when the for­mer gov­er­nor tried to stop black stu­dents from en­ter­ing a build­ing at the Univer­sity of Alabama. The ex­hibit Steve Schapiro: Eye­wit­ness opens Fri­day, Feb. 10, at Mon­roe Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion at which the pho­tog­ra­pher is sched­uled to ap­pear. The ex­hibit cel­e­brates a forth­com­ing project that pairs es­says from James Bald­win’s 1963 book The Fire Next Time with Schapiro’s im­ages.

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