“Always when I went to prisons before they would say, ‘Do you want to see death row? Do you want to see the electric chair?’ I always said no. I
Walker Evans photographed flood refugees at mealtime, Forrest City, Arkansas, 1937. EXPLORE ALL WALKER EVANS ON ASX Connect to the ASX world! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter
Walker Evans' Many Are Called is a three-year photographic study of people on the New York subway.
Evans’ interiors function like landscapes that open up towards other worlds, largely through the particular attention that he pays to the inanimate objects that are present, almost representing them as
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“While Evans gave much effort to photographing poor people, their houses, rooms and the things they made, it is far from clear that poverty is the point of his best
Interview with Walker Evans Conducted by Paul Cummings in Connecticut, October 13, 1971 In New York City, December 23, 1971 PAUL CUMMINGS: It’s October 13, 1971 – Paul Cummings talking
“I was damn well going to be an artist and I wasn’t going to be a businessman.” Interview Excerpt from, Leslie Katz with Walker Evans, 1971. Leslie Katz: You took
Walker Evans, pictures taken from a moving automobile or train. EXPLORE ALL WALKER EVANS ON ASX (© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.) Connect to the ASX world!
Gay Burke, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, October 28, 1973 As a collection, the Polaroids are remarkable in their consistent and determined attitude. They are bald presentations of individuals without mannerism or style
Robert Frank, Trolley- New Orleans, 1956 The purpose of this (text) is to describe the influence of Walker Evans’ American Photographs (1938) on The Americans (1959) of Robert Frank. By
University of Tennessee professor Paul Ashdown discusses the seminal work by James Agee & Walker Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Ashdown tells how this book came about and