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Walker Evans, America

by Walker Evans

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Evans, Walker, 1903-1975 -- Exhibitions,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions,
    • United States -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael Brix and Birgit Mayer ; with an essay by Michael Brix.
      ContributionsBrix, Michael., Mayer, Birgit, 1955-, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169 .E8613 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p., 123 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1889243M
      ISBN 100847813444
      LC Control Number90050849

      “This book is nominally about Walker Evans's strategies and also about the unimagined portions of human existence still waiting for recognition. Stephanie Schwartz asks us to step back from the clichés that have grown up around documentary photography in the years since Evans began. Walker Evans: Photographer of America by Thomas Nau and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at x - Walker Evans: Photographer of America by Nau, Thomas - AbeBooks.

      Walker Evans (November 3, – Ap ) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans's work from the FSA period uses . Walker Evans () took up photography upon his return to New York in , following a year in Paris when his aspiration to become a writer withered in the shadow of Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Joyce. In , Evans was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to photograph the effects of the Great Depression in the Southeast.

      Walker Evans: American Photographs Books on Books No. 2. Published by Errata Editions. Text by Lincoln Kirstein, John T. Hill. Walker Evans' American Photographs is widely deemed the most important photobook ever published. Originally conceived to be a catalogue to accompany his one-man show at The Museum of Modern Art in (the first solo show MoMA had given to a photographer), it quickly. Mellow paints his portrait of Walker Evans with details gathered from a variety of primary sources, including interviews, diaries, letters, contact sheets, notes, reviews, and work logs. Through his account of Walker Evans as one of the most significant photographers of the 20th century, Mellow also has created a cultural history of an American.


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Walker Evans, (born November 3,St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.—died ApNew Haven, Connecticut), American photographer whose influence on the evolution of ambitious photography during the second half of the 20th century was perhaps greater than that of any other figure.

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„More than any other artist invented the images essential America that we have America book since accepted as fact and his work has influenced not only modern photography but also literature fil, The Museum of Modern Art,New York. Essay. Walker Evans is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.

His elegant, crystal-clear photographs and articulate publications have inspired several generations of artists, from Helen Levitt and Robert Frank to Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Bernd and Hilla Becher. Walker Evans (November 3, – Ap ) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great of Evans's work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8×inch (× mm) view said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are "literate.

An examination of one of Walker Evans's iconic photographs of the Great Depression. Kitchen Corner, Tenant Farmhouse, Hale County, Alabama shows a painstakingly clean-swept corner in the house of an Alabama sharecropper.

Taken in by Walker Evans as part of his work for the Farm Security Administration, Kitchen Corner was not published untilwhen it was included in a new edition of.

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Photographing America: Henri Cartier-Bresson / Walker Evans. by Agnès Sire | out of 5 stars 2. Hardcover $ $ 66 $ $ FREE Shipping. The photographs of Walker Evans told the story of American working-class life with an exacting frankness that was truly revolutionary for its time.

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American photographer Walker Evans (–) is best known for his portraits of Depression-era America, a number of which were included in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (), his famous collaboration with writer James Agee. Inat the behest of retired journalist Karl Bickel, Evans journeyed to Sarasota to take photographs for The Mangrove Coast, a book Bickel was writing 4/5(1).

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This is where Evans developed his head-on documentary style; he photograped 20s/30s America's unglamorous side, and found charm and grace amongst the mundane without ever getting sentimental/5(22).

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The original edition of American Photographs was a carefully prepared letterpress production, published by The Museum of Modern Art in to accompany an. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men is a book with text by American writer James Agee and photographs by American photographer Walker Evans, first published in in the United work documents the lives of impoverished tenant farmers during the Great gh it is in keeping with Evans's work with the Farm Security Administration, the project was initiated not by the FSA, but.

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Hellcat. Vol. 1: Hooked On A Feline (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat. ()) Player!. This book draws a parallel between the photographs on America made by Evans and Cartier-Bresson in the period from to Evans was well-established, had already published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with James Agee, and was at work on Many Are Called.

Cartier-Bresson, on the other hand, was just beginning his new career as a photographer/5. The Lost Work book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Walker Evans was perhaps the greatest documentary artist America has ever /5(1).Walker Evans by James R. Mellow and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Walker Evans: Photographer of America. Thomas Nau. Published by Roaring Brook Press.

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