Tag Archives: Walker Evans

Walker Evans: November 3, 1903

Jerry L. Thompson, Walker Evans, October, 1974 (44.2004) Walker Evans, Shoeshine Sign in Southern Town, 1936 (50.1981.e) Walker Evans, [Dockworker with Shovel and Bottle, Havana], 1933 (130.1981) Walker Evans, Stamped Tin Relic, New York City, 1933 (50.1981.l)  

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Enough is enough?

Walker Evans, Penny Pictures Display, Savannah, 1936 (50.1981.g) Leon Levinstein, Wall of photographs, ca. 1957 (2011.53.17) Leon Levinstein, [Untitled], ca. 1980, (139.1999) Weegee, Weegee in his Hollywood Studio, ca. 1950 (20282.1993) Bob Parent, [Weegee and Mel Harris with Weegee’s photographs … Continue reading

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Sherrie Levine: Re-photographed Photographs of Reproductions of Photographs

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a group of conceptual artists—including Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman, and Sherrie Levine—known as the Pictures generation, began using photography and appropriation techniques to examine the strategies and codes of visual representation. In 1981, … Continue reading

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Walker Evans and the Dance

Dance Index, photo by Walker Evans, “Afternoon de la Faune”; doors of rehearsal-hall with dancer’s graffiti; Metropolitan Opera House, Fall 1945, Vol. 2, No. 2, February 1946 (2007.16.56) Dance Index, photo by Walker Evans, George Balanchine addresses the dancers in … Continue reading

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