Walker Evans American Photographs

February 8, 2022

– March 18, 2022

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975), American Legionnaire, 1936, gelatin silver print from a scan of a negative in the Library of Congress, courtesy of the Library of Congress, ©2021 Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975), Battlefield Monument, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936, gelatin silver print from a scan of a negative in the Library of Congress, courtesy of the Library of Congress, ©2021 Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975), Houses and Billboards in Atlanta, 1936, gelatin silver print from a scan of a negative in the Library of Congress, courtesy of the Library of Congress, ©2021 2021 Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975), Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Wife, 1936, gelatin silver print from a scan of a negative in the Library of Congress, approximately 10 x 8 inches, courtesy of the Library of Congress. ©2021 Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Walker Evans American Photographs comes to us from The Museum of Modern Art in NYC and recreates the landmark 1938 exhibition that was the first time a single photographer was exhibited at MoMA. Considered the gold standard for everything else that followed in American photography, the work of Walker Evans remains as captivating and challenging as it was 83 years ago. Based on an exhibition originally organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York and organized by Sarah Hermanson Meister, former Curator, with Tasha Lutek, Collection Specialist, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Support provided by Art Bridges.

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975), Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer Wife, 1936, gelatin silver print from a scan of a negative in the Library of Congress, approximately 10 x 8 inches, courtesy of the Library of Congress. ©2021 Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Walker Evans American Photographs comes to us from The Museum of Modern Art in NYC and recreates the landmark 1938 exhibition that was the first time a single photographer was exhibited at MoMA. Considered the gold standard for everything else that followed in American photography, the work of Walker Evans remains as captivating and challenging as it was 83 years ago. Based on an exhibition originally organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York and organized by Sarah Hermanson Meister, former Curator, with Tasha Lutek, Collection Specialist, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Support provided by Art Bridges.

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