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SFMOMA Walker Evans Instagram Contest

<i>In collaboration with Aperture Foundation</i><p>Calling all shutterbugs! SFMOMA is partnering with Aperture Foundation to celebrate the influential work on …

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Stephen Shore | Wikieup, Arizona, December 14, 1976 (1976)

Photographer Stephen Shore is interested in ordinary scenes of everyday life. In the early 1970s, he was one of the first fine art photographers to …

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SFMOMA's exhibitions can both amuse and amaze you

Nothing cuts the chill of a San Francisco sidewalk quite like a stroll across the warm maple floors of SFMOMA.<p>Since adding 235,000 square feet to its SoMa space in May 2016, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has settled comfortably into its new space and offers exhibitions for art lovers of …

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Walker Evans | [Wax Votive Figure of St. Rock, Cuba] | The Met

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Walker Evans’s Cuba, via Ernest Hemingway

It seems fitting that during Walker Evans’s one-month stay in Havana in 1933 he would befriend Ernest Hemingway. The two shared an appreciation of a spare style that would influence countless others in photography and literature. In fact, Evans entrusted Hemingway with a trove of original prints to …

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New show of photos by Walker Evans at San Francisco MOMA

Roadside shacks, garbage, circus wagons, subway riders and other ordinary folk: All were favorite subjects of Walker Evans, one of the 20th century's …

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Ryan Brown Snaps the Frenzy of Morning Subway Commute in New York

<i>All images by Ryan Brown. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>Cities at their busiest times are among the favorite subjects of street …

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How France Shaped Walker Evans’s American Vision

From grizzled cotton farmers to quiet small-town buildings and roadside stands, Walker Evans built his reputation on chronicling America’s out-of-the-way places and people. And while he was a prodigious chronicler of vernacular American culture, his own roots were hardly common. Born Walker Evans …

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Get a Rare Glimpse of Walker Evans’ Work

Make plans now to see one of the biggest exhibits ever mounted of the storied lensman’s photographs<p>During his lifetime, which covered nearly three-fourths of the twentieth century, Walker Evans photographed roadsides, faces, and objects. But what he really revealed was the American vernacular—the …

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Walker Evans’s Vernacular America

“Walker Evans,” a new show that opens September 30 and runs until February 4, 2018 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, looks that the …

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Walker Evans - Polaroids

Walker Evans worked with the innovative <b>Polaroid SX-70</b> camera and an unlimited supply of film from its manufacturer and Edwin Land. He was the great …

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Unique Photographs by Walker Evans

Walker Evans is well known for his cliches of Alabama farmers. His social view perfectly resumed the America of 1930, the crisis and the depression. …

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Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

Back in 2008, Forbes recognized Columbus as the number one “Up and Coming Tech City” in the U.S. After landing in a few other spots on tech lists (#3 …

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Walker Evans | [19 Views of Baseball Game, Giants vs. Phillies, at the Polo Grounds, New York, for Sports Illustrated Article] | The Met

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The farmer’s new friend could be good for everyone: super-precise drones

When most urban people think of farming, it’s some amalgam of <i>American Gothic</i>, John Deere tractors, Walker Evans’s Dust Bowl photography, a Farmersonly.com ad, and a Levi’s commercial. That image is steadily being updated to include the operation of drones. As <i>Modern Farmer</i> notes, the future of …

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On Reading the Great Photobooks

<i>After seeing these pictures you end up finally not knowing any more</i> <i>whether a jukebox is sadder than a coffin.</i><p>—Jack Kerouac, introduction to <i>The Americans</i> by Robert Frank<p>I have no idea what tripped the curiosity circuit. A glimmer of something, a passing thought, perhaps just that deep-core wish to …

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2017 Polaris Ace 900XC Ride Review

<b>Engine:</b><p>Power comes from one of Polaris' versatile ProStar powerplants sourced from the popular RZR and Ranger line. The 875cc fuel-injected twin …

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The Big Con

A bunch of men in suits and ties in front of TV cameras investigating another bunch of guys in suits and ties could be one of the great shell games …

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June Events in Paris: Fresh Air Festival, Fête de la Récup’, & More

<i>The Hood</i>Favorite Coffee Bar x Coworking/Events Space, The Hood, is hosting a not-to-miss walk-in Korean brunch on June 3rd. Think bulgogi tacos and …

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Three Photography Masters Who Used Convertible Lenses

Get to know the photography masters who captured some of their iconic works with a convertible lens.<p>Ansel Adams<p>American photographer and …

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From the Archives: Walker Evans's Brilliant Camera Records of Modern America, in 1938

Walker Evans, <i>Joe’s Auto Graveyard</i>, 1936, gelatin-silver print.<p>©WALKER EVANS ARCHIVE, THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART/IAN REEVES/PRIVATE COLLECTION, …

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Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

Way back since photography was discovered, <b>masters of the art</b> have done an inspiring job of documenting some of the most important events that took …

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The Best Art Shows in Europe This Spring

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress<p>A photograph by Walker Evans, whose work you can see at London Design Museum this spring.<p>From Paris to …

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Soon to Be Gone: Lithuania’s Fading Countryside

During the time of the Great Depression in the United States, a group of photographers—Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Jack Delano, among others—led by the Farm Security Administration’s Roy Stryker, spread out across the country to record images that would otherwise fade into obscurity. At that …

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15 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture America’s Great Depression from the 1930s

The Farm Security Administration (FSA) was created in 1937 from an earlier agency named the Resettlement Administration, or RA. The RA had been …

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How To Podium At King of the Hammers

At this year’s annual running of the King of the Hammers UTV race in Johnson Valley, California, Jon Crowley and Reid Nordin proved that you don’t …

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Finding a Muse in the Vanishing Neighborhoods of Buenos Aires

Facundo de Zuviría’s muse is Buenos Aires, but far from the cosmopolitan climes of this Argentine capital. For him, the city reveals its true character in its barrios, where mom-and-pop stores occupy old, low-slung buildings. He had understood that in the 1980s when he worked in a cultural program …

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All Holiday Sale<p><b>Quick browse:</b><p>John Chiara: California <br>Photographs by John Chiara<p>$65.00<p>$48.75<p>The Martin Parr Coloring Book! <br>Photographs by Martin …

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A Look Inside Elton John’s World Class Photo Collection

In addition to being one of the world’s best-selling living musicians, Elton John is also a passionate collector of modernism photography. The …

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5 Essentials of American Photography

Photographer Anthony Hernandez shares key American artists and images that every aspiring shutterbug should know<p>Anthony Hernandez doesn’t have to look in a book to find his favorite photographs. “I might be driving and see a certain pattern of clouds and think of [Edward] Weston,” he says. “They’re …

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