Black Power, Flower Power: “Somethin’s happenin’ here, what it is, ain’t exactly clear.”
Jeff Gunderson has been the Librarian and Archivist at the Anne Bremer Memorial Library of the San Francisco Art Institute since 1981. Gunderson is the author of the title essay for The Moment of Seeing: Minor White and the California School of Fine Arts, (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006) and “A Combination of Accidents: The San Francisco Art Scene in the 1940s,” published in San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward (San Francisco: SFMMA, 2010) which won the Art Librarian’s Society Worldwide Books Award for 2010. His introductory essay to Black Power/Flower Power: Photographs by Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch was published in September, 2012 by the Pirkle Jones Trust. He is currently working on a collection of essays about open water swimming.
This event is part of SFAI’s Committee on Diversity and Equity (CODE) presents BLACK FUTURES MONTH.
Cover of “Black Power/Flower Power: Photographs by Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch.”