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Walker Evans | the artist



The artist Walker Evans
Born Nov 3 1903, St Louis Missouri, USA.
Died Apr 10 1975, New Haven Connecticut, .
Style and technique of the artist: Photography - Documentary, Photography,


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Works in the MOMA collection

Walker Evans project

Walker Evans in his own words

Metropolitan exhibition. This major retrospective of the work of American photographer Walker Evans (1903–1975) displays some 175 vintage prints from public and private collections throughout the United States and Canada, and draws on newly available material from the photographer’s archive, which was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum in 1994. The photographs span the artist’s long and productive career, focusing not only on the classic pictorial documents of America during the Depression, but also on little-known experimental images from the 1920s…

Interview of Walker Evans conducted 1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Evans discusses his early life and education; his early desire to become a writer; living for two years in Paris; teaching himself photography; taking pictures for the Farm Security Administration; his later work with FORTUNE and TIME magazines; photographing celebrities; his “Subway” series; teaching at Yale; influences on his work. He recalls Lincoln Kirstein, Roy Stryker and Ben Shahn…