Griff Davis and Langston Hughes, Letters and Photographs 1947 – 1967: A Global Friendship
Self portrait of Griff Davis and Langston Hughes holding an Ebony magazine in 1947
January 17 – April 19, 2020
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts will exhibit Griff Davis and Langston Hughes, Letters and Photographs 1947 – 1967: A Global Friendship, from January 17 – April 19, 2020. This exhibition, produced by Dorothy Davis of Griffith J. Davis Photographs and Archives and curated by FMoPA, brings to the public a selection from the archives of 62 never-before-seen photographs and material reflecting the decades-long friendship between the photographer, journalist and Senior Foreign Service Officer Griffith J. Davis and the renowned poet Langston Hughes. The extraordinary photographs are complemented by an exchange of letters reflecting decades of personal correspondence between Mr. Hughes and Mr. Davis.