Robinson was a photojournalist who had a passion for documenting his travels around Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. In 1972, Robinson began taking photographs and credited James Van Der Zee as his main source of inspiration. The artist profile that was submitted alongside Robinson’s Harlem Art Collection Application in 1976 speaks to Robinson’s need of documenting: “Since , his primary directives have germinated from a matrix of truth, validity and the aesthetic impact of that record.”
Title: Jessica Brown and Playmate
Artist: George Robinson
Medium: silver gelatin
Dimensions: 17 ¼ x 19 ¾ inches
Accession Number: H77.60
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