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Walker Evans

Szarkowski (Intro.), John

ISBN 10: 0870703129 / ISBN 13: 9780870703126
Published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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192 pages, illustrated with 106 b&w photos by Evans. Dust jacket with light edgewear and soil, price-clipped. Record # 405046. Bookseller Inventory # 405046

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Title: Walker Evans

Publisher: Museum of Modern Art, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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The classic Photofile series brings together the best work of the world's greatest photographers in an attractive format and at a reasonable price.

Handsome and collectible, the books are produced to the highest standards. Each volume contains some sixty reproductions printed in superb duotone, together with a critical introduction and a full bibliography.

"The real thing that I'm talking about has purity and a certain severity, rigor, simplicity, directness, clarity, and it is without artistic pretension in a self-conscious sense of the word." Walker Evans himself provided this perfect definition of his own work. He photographed Depression-era America with a constant striving for objectivity, a kind of documentary neutrality. Nevertheless, the sculptural subtlety of his images and the close attention he pays to both people and things marked an entire generation of artists. 63 duotone illustrations

About the Author:

Gilles Mora writes widely on photography. He is the author of Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye, also published by Thames & Hudson.

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