Walker Evans

American photographer Walker Evans (1903–1975), with his direct and unsentimental images of life on small-town streets, in New York subways, and on sharecroppers’ porches, inspired generations of photographers and helped shape contemporary art.

Drawn entirely from the deep holdings of Randi and Bob Fisher, this retrospective encompasses Evans’s 50-year career, including his brilliant documentation of the Great Depression and his work with James Agee on Let Us Now Praise Famous Men; his little-known experimental photographs from 1928–30; the subway series (1938–41) later published in the monograph Many Are Called; photo-essays for Fortune magazine (1945–65); and rare Polaroid SX-70 prints from his final years.

When:
Ongoing every day from February 1, 2012 through April 8, 2012. 11:00 AM.
Where:
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive (Map)
Audience:
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Members
Tags:
Arts
International
Exhibition
Contact:
723-4177
Admission:

Open Wed-Sun 11am - 5pm, Thursdays until 8pm; admission is free. CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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