The Marc Steiner Show

Baltimore African American Experience Through The Lens Of Three Generations Of The Phillips Family

Phillips PhotographersFebruary 11, 2015 – Segment 2

We preview of a visual treat, as we examine the Baltimore African American experience through the lens of three generations of the Phillips family, photographers who have captured Baltimore’s African American community and culture since 1946 when Irving Henry Phillips began working as a photographer for the Baltimore Afro-American. Their work is celebrated in a special exhibition at Baltimore’s City Hall. With: Webster Phillips III, grandson of photographer Irving Henry Phillips and a photographer himself; and Irving Phillips, Jr., son of photographer Irving Henry Phillips and former staff photographer for The Baltimore Sun.

“You & I. Henry: A Journey Through Baltimore and Beyond from Behind the Lens of Three Generations,” is on view now through March 13 at the City Hall Courtyard Galleries, 100 N. Holliday Street in Baltimore.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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