Walker Evans, pictures taken from a moving automobile or train. EXPLORE ALL WALKER EVANS ON ASX (© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.)
Installation View of “Walker Evans: American Photographs” at The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, September, 1938. © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York 1932-34 By Carter Radcliff, Originally Published in Tate Magazine, Issue 5, 2003 In 1932, Walker Evans photographed a young couple in a roadster parked at the curb in a small town somewhere in America. The top is down, giving the photographer and his subjects direct views […]
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 and yet they are distinct, they are compelling, and their directness is palpable. By Jane Tormey, originally published in Afterimage, July 1, 2003 During […]
The purpose of this (text) is to describe the influence of Walker Evans’ American Photographs (1938) on The Americans (1959) of Robert Frank. By Tod Papageorge The purpose of this monograph is to describe the influence of Walker Evans’ American Photographs (1938) on The Americans (1959) of Robert Frank. To do this, the photographs in […]
“This is and always will be where my heart is. It is what I care about.” The Muse of Place and Time: An Interview with William Christenberry This interview is the culmination of numerous conversations between Christenberry and the author from October 2004 through August 2005. By Robert Hirsch RH: Describe your family background […]
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 how it eventually became an object of study for academics. He calls it a “one of a kind” work.