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Walker Evans at Work

Walker Evans

Walker Evans at Work

by Walker Evans

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7284184M
ISBN 100060912480
ISBN 109780060912482

Evans is a formidable artist who has remained as dauntingly elusive as his work is sparingly direct. In Belinda Rathbone published the first biography of Evans, who died in April at She did not have access to Evans' personal papers: diaries, letters, work logs and contact sheets; the Evans estate granted that access to Mellow. Walker Evans: Kitchen Corner Olivier Richon One Work Series. Walker Evans’s Kitchen Corner, Tenant Farmhouse, Hale County, Alabama shows a painstakingly clean-swept corner in the house of a family of white in , the photograph was not published until , when it was included in a new edition of Evans and James Agee’s classic Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.

Walker Evans was an American photographer whose work produced during the first half of the 20th century has helped to shape Americans' understanding of the effects of the Depression and the Dust.   The 75th anniversary edition of Walker Evans' American Photographs, published by the Museum of Modern Art, reinforces the power and mastery of the legendary photographer's work.

  The oldest of these titles is Walker Evans At Work originally published in an American edition by Harper & Row in The book was compiled and edited by John T. Hill who was the executor of Evan’s estate. Walker Evans was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 3, The family settled in Kenilworth, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, where his father worked in an advertising firm. Walker attended several private schools with the ambition to become a writer but dropped out of college after his freshman year.

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The next book to get would be WALKER EVANS: LYRIC DOCUMENTARY, then WALKER EVANS DECADE BY DECADE, finally, the Metropolitan Museum book. Read more. 9 people found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Minorkey. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified by: 3. Walker Evans is not a well-known name, but I would guess that most people have seen some of his photographs. I ran across his name in another book in which there was a showing of his work.

So I turned to the internet and discovered that I was familiar with some of his work/5. 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.

He rejected the prevailing highly aestheticized view of artistic photography, of which Alfred Stieglitz. I bought four Walker Evans books recently, and this one is the one to buy first, as it is informative, got a lot of pictures, and is the least expensive, paperback or hardcover.

I found out what kind of equipment he used and preferred, how his work influenced notable others, and helped me realized an photographic idea or two with quality/5(4). Many books have been published on Evans or should I say of course many books have been published on Evans, I think I own more than This is the first book to my knowledge that specializes on his editorial work with the exception of the small catalog for the exhibition "Walker Evans at Fortune: ," Wellesley College/5(7).

Amazon have linked it to more than one Walker Evans book. This book would make a good way to dip a toe in the water of Evans' earlier work. 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).

Walker Evans at Work [Walker Evans] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(4). But David Campany makes an effective case for elevating the magazine spreads to the first rank, and the book includes numerous facsimiles as evidence.

Evans had a great deal of creative control, and the If Walker Evans' famous Depression-era pictures for the Farm Security Administration long overshadowed his other work, his magazine career has /5.

Walker Evans: Depth of Field, which Prestel published in November, provides the most comprehensive book-length look yet at the work of one of the greatest artists of the 20 th century.

Evans’ work had been included in four group exhibitions at MoMA sincebut it was the show Walker Evans: American Photographs that catapulted him to fame. His crystal-clear images of roadside attractions, storefronts and factory towns, and the faces of cotton farmers, coal miners and war veterans, defined a new up-close and personal style of documentary photography.

Walker Evans (November 3, – Ap ) was an American photographer 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 the large-format, 8xinch ality: United States. Unable to produce, and needing a job, Evans accepted low pay for work at the New York Public Library and several book stores, where he was free to roam and read.

After three years of dead-end jobs and no luck in the publishing world, the young man packed up his belongings and set sail for Paris, still planning to realize his literary : In and Evans worked with and mentored Helen Levitt.

In Walker Evans co-published, along with James Agee, the ground-breaking book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. It was a series of photos by Evans along with accompanying text by Agee, detailing the two's journey through the rural south during the Great Depression.

— Walker Evans. The Early Years. Evans began photographing regularly inwhile living in New York City. It was his goal to become a professional photographer, although it was difficult to find work.

His first big break came inwhen three of his photographs were selected to be published in a poetry book by Hart Crane, titled The Bridge. Walker Evans's career spread over 46 fitful and prolific years, yet in a scant two,he produced the singular body of work that /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. Offering close readings of Evans’s numerous commissions, including his contribution to Carleton Beals’s anti-imperialist tract, The Crime of Cuba (), this book is a major departure from the standard accounts of Evans’s work and American documentary.

Documentary, Schwartz reveals, is not a means of being present—or being “political.”. 17x" Beadlock Racing Wheel Machine Black. Polaris RZR XP / XP RS-1 & Turbo " Velocity. WALKER LINKS - SET OF 2.

Can-Am X3 RS Velocity Shocks. Polaris Ranger XP/ Piggyback/Remote Res Needle Shocks. 15x6" Legend II Machined UTV Pre-Drilled Wheel. 15x6 Legend II Beadlock Racing UTV Wheel. Born in in St. Louis, Missouri, Evans dabbled with painting as a child, collected picture postcards, and made snapshots of his family and friends with a small.

After a year at Williams College, he quit school and moved to New York City, finding work in bookstores and at the New York Public Library, where he could freely indulge his.

Mellon passed away before the completion of his book, but he had access to the Walker Evans archives, which Belinda Rathbone did not. After reading both biographies, I should have enough of the basic facts about Evans' life in hand and I will be able to just live with and enjoy the photographs/5.

Went against convention and became a pioneer at the same time. Perhaps the greatest American rebel, or pioneer, in photography was Walker Evans. And Evans’ shoulders are broad, the load he carries huge. Last year marked the 75th anniversary of Evans’ legendary exhibition at MoMA and it’s corresponding book, American Photographs.Corners lightly rubbed, slight discolouration to edges.

A clean, bright copy. Twelve works of photography reproduced in sheet-fed gravure. First edition, first printing.

Signed by Walker Evans on the front free endpaper. Together with a 18 x 24 cm black and white photograph of Walker Evans taken at the launch party for "Messages from the Interior".The series, published as a book indepicts empty interiors.

Evoking the work of Eugene Atget, Evans's personal hero, Evans captures sagging chairs, rumpled bedding, and half-opened doors in great detail as if to preserve these weary structures for eternity.