Walker Evans

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 …

Photojournalism

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 …

Museums

See Powerful Pictures Of Life in Mid 20th Century America

It’s not every day that we at <i>Fortune</i> get to cover ourselves. Today, we are making an exception.<p>Here's why: <i>Fortune</i>, launched nearly 90 years ago, has …

Photography

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 …

Photos of the Day

How Walker Evans Changed the Way We See America

Walker Evans, <i>Truck and Sign</i>, 1928–30. © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Courtesy of SFMOMA.Back in the 1930s, before …

Art

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 …

Photography

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. …

Photography

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 …

Bachelor's Degree

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

Major League Baseball

Striking images of America’s dark side

Walker Evans’ black-and-white photographs captured the tough realities of US life in the 1930s. They still have resonance today, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>For artists at the dawn of the 20th Century, the modern world must have seemed like a bright, shiny and inspiring place. Think of FT Marinetti, …

Art

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 …

Agriculture

IB Visual Arts: Documentary Photography

Documentary Photography<p>Documentary Photography: Feedback<p>Cancel Submit<p>Send your students into the streets<p>Taking pictures on the street might already …

Street Photography

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 …

ATVs

Walker Evans retrospective exhibition at Centre Pompidou

Walker Evans, Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper, Hale Country, Alabama, 1936. Private collection. © Walker Evans Archive, The …

Art

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 …

Paris

Lives and landscapes of an ever-changing city

THE 10th Hangzhou Citizen Photography Festival started yesterday, bringing together professional and amateur photographers from around the world to …

News (China)

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 …

Photography

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

With a major survey of Walker Evans’s photographs having opened this week at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, we turn back to the October 8, 1938 issue …

Art

Here’s What You’ve Got to Look Forward to This April

April has a bit of a bad rap.<p>There’s that generally annoying day kicking it all off. There are those showers for imminent yet seemingly far-away …

Tribeca Film Festival

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 …

Photography

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 …

History

How to Be Original in Your Photography

Cindy and My Mom Putting on Makeup / Seoul, 2017Dear friend,A lot of us are trying to find our own unique voice in photography, life, and our …

Eric Kim

XTC Power Products 475 Horsepower Hell RAZR

By Cody Hooper<p><i>Forget the STI; this is the rally car that Subaru should have built</i><p>Let’s take it back to 4th of July weekend, 2016. Chris and Rob …

Mountains

Walker Evans | [Street Scene with Parked Cars, Mule-Drawn Wagon, and Bucket Seat Model T Ford in Foreground, Marion, Alabama] | The Met

Art Museums

Street photography with your Nikon DSLR

<b>Shooting candid moments on the street requires fast reactions, confidence, and full control of your camera and your equipment</b><p>Street photography is an …

Street Photography

Photography as Art Form

Since its invention photography has affected how the world views and consumes history, as well as everyday life. A photograph is capable of not only …

Photography

Humanist photographer Giles Duley on his favourite photo books

“Where do I start with books? I love books. I love being surrounded by them and when I travel it’s the thing I miss most about home,” says …

Photography

Walker Evans | [Young Girl on Levee, Vicinity New Orleans, Louisiana] | The Met

Art Museums

Restaurant Review: Pat and Gracie’s

Pat and Gracie’s doesn’t seem like the sort of place to open in a super-sized shopping center. With its deep woodsy tones, it feels more like a …

Restaurants

History Week: The FSA, In Black and White and Color

Our memories are often formed by photographs.Today, for instance, we remember the Great Depression largely through the imagery created by the …

Photography