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School of Fine ArtsThe William Benton Museum of Art

I AM A MAN: Ernest C. Withers Photography

I am Man Photograph by Ernest Withers

I AM A MAN: Ernest C. Withers Photography
February 1, 2018 to May 6, 2018

I Am a Man is a portfolio of ten photographs by African-American photojournalist Ernest Withers that tells the story of the civil rights movement from the perspective of one of its most important chroniclers.

This exhibition is the first of two collaborations in 2018 between the William Benton Museum of Art and the African American Cultural Center (AACC), which is celebrating fifty years on the UConn campus in October.

You are invited to listen to AACC director Dr. Willena Price’s remarks on I Am a Man by using Guide by Cell.

Image Credit: Ernest C. Withers (American, 1922-2007), I Am a Man, 1968, From the portfolio, I Am a Man, Silver gelatin print, edition 19/25, William Benton Museum of Art, Louise Crombie Beach Memorial Fund,