David Allison Ogburn: Oggi’s “Photomart” of Great African Americans from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art
November 30 through February 02, 2014
David Allison Ogburn (American, born 1942) and his cameras have been on the scene and behind the scenes of the rhythm-and-blues world since the early 1970s, capturing the ups and downs of performers’ lives on the road. He has also photographed many other prominent African-American musicians, authors, and celebrities. This exhibition included portraits of Muhammad Ali, Yosef Ben-Jochanman, James Brown, Ruth Brown, Stokely Carmichael, John Henrik Clarke, Joe Frazier, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Coretta Scott King, Cheryl Lynn, Tenna Marie, Sade, Gil Scott-Heron, and Chancellor Williams.
This series of exhibitions from the Paul R. Jones Collection is sponsored by Renasant Bank.
David Allison “Oggi” Ogburn, Cheryl Lynn, 1987, silver gelatin print, Image Courtesy The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama.