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Earlie Hudnall, Jr.: Homeward
On view through March 30, 2024
Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Beaumont, Texas

Earlie Hudnall, Jr. is a Houston-based photographer whose subject matter focuses on documenting the everyday life of African-American communities in the South. Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Hudnall has lived for years in Houston, Texas. He began photographing while serving as a Marine in the Vietnam War in the 1960s.

“Homeward” features 40 silver gelatin prints with a focus on photographs taken in Houston’s wards. Some of Hudnall’s most well-known images, such as “Flipping Boy,” are joined by images on display for the first time in Earlie’s career.

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[Image: Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Mother with Son, 2008. Courtesy of the artist.]