Featuring footage from Jackie Robinson’s first Major League Baseball game and a news report covering attacks by the Ku Klux Klan, “For All the World to See: Visual Culture and Struggle for Civil Rights Exhibition,” the new exhibition at the Addison Gallery of American Art, uses different types of visual media to capture the significance of the American civil rights struggle.
Curated by Maurice Berger, professional guest curator, the exhibition is arranged to enhance the artistic experience. Berger’s pieces are sorted in a way that allows representation of all types of visual media, such as photographs, movie reels and posters.
“The exhibition, more than any I have done, integrates the two issues that have most interested me as a scholar and curator. The