Walker Evans

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Walker Evans

Walker Evans

Self Portrait, Rhode Island (1933)

Walker Evans was born 3rd of November, 1903 and died 10th of April, 1975. He was an American photographer, famously known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA), documenting the Great Depression in 1935.

Woman and Children, Havana (1933)

Much of Evans' work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8x10-inch camera.

In 1938 Walker Evans went underground to photograph passengers on the New York City Subway. He was very much interested in capturing the everyday routines of anonymous people, by catching them unaware.

Sharecroppers (1937)

Man Reading Newspaper (1938)

Woman with Newspaper on Lap (1941)


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