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
“‘Visual impact’ may not mean much to anybody. I could point it out though. I mean it’s a quality that something has or does not have.” Walker Evans interviewed (excerpt)
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
Cuba, 1933 By Belinda Rathbone, excerpt from Walker Evans: A Biography, 2000 By the late 1960’s, the influence of Walker Evans on a younger generation of American photographers had proved
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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
“I didn’t like the label that I unconsciously earned of being a social protest artist.” “The Thing Itself is Such a Secret and so Unapproachable” George Eastman House, Image Magazine,
“I’ve now taken up that little SX-70 camera for fun and become very interested in it. I’m feeling wildly with it. But a year ago I would have said that