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© Walker Evans/Bildupphovsrätt 2019
Artist
Walker Evans
1903 - 1975
United States

Copyist
Estate Print, Thomas Brown och Baldwin Lee
Brooklyn Bridge, 1928/ca 1975
Gelatinsilverfotografi
15,6 x 9,1 cm
Photography
Purchase 1978
FM 1978 007 019 On view at Stockholm
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- About the work
Walker Evans photographed New York street life and architecture in the 1920s, in a series of boldly-composed pictures. The vertiginous angles and abstract forms in these early photographs by Evans were strongly influenced by European modernism. Evans reacted against the more romantic, so-called pictorialist tradition in photography. His European predecessor Eugène Atget’s street pictures from Paris prompted Evans to focus on what was special about New York. Atget’s pictures of Paris as it went through rapid change around 1900 also inspired European avant-garde visual artists. Walker Evans is famous for his documentary photography from the American Depress
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