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Walker Evans : A Biography

by Rathbone, Belinda

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Thames and Hudson. As New in As New dust jacket. 1995. Hard Cover. 0500092540 . 358 pages. With 47 illustrations. Tight, clean and crisp. The book appears unread and looks New. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Not ex-library. An excellent copy protected in a new Mylar cover. Collectible.; 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall .

Walker Evan's photographs are American classics. His legendary images of southern sharecroppers in LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN and his pictures documenting the Depression era make up a haunting protrayal of the American soul. Until now, though, the man behind those well-known images has remained elusive, by his own design. In this first full biography, a leading authority on Evans penetrates the anonymity of his legendary photographs to reveal A VERY RICH AND INCLUSIVE LIFE OF FOOLISHNESS, CRUELTY, AND SPLENDOR, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE. A portrait of an artist who profoundly influenced the generation of photographers who followed him, WALKER EVANS also traces the artstically fecund times that nurtured him. His career provides a NEW AND PENETRATING ILLUMINATION, ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, of everything from the newly established Museum of Modern Art to President Roosevelt's troubled Farm Security Adminsistratiion. WALKER EVANS is a thoroughly engrossing biography of a unique American master.


  • Bookseller: Eliabooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 07305
  • Title: Walker Evans : A Biography
  • Author: Rathbone, Belinda
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: As New in As New dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0500092540
  • ISBN 13: 9780500092545
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1995
  • Keywords: 0500092540, Photography Biography Evans, WALKER, 1903-1975


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