Walker Evans is widely recognized as one of the important photographers of the 20th century. From the early street-life photographs of the 1920's and his documentation of the Depression-torn South, to his experiments with colour in the 1970's, Evans produced a large body of work, capturing something of American life. The J. Paul Getty Museum in ...Read MoreWalker Evans is widely recognized as one of the important photographers of the 20th century. From the early street-life photographs of the 1920's and his documentation of the Depression-torn South, to his experiments with colour in the 1970's, Evans produced a large body of work, capturing something of American life. The J. Paul Getty Museum in California houses the most comprehensive collection of Evans's work and this volume brings together the whole collection. More than 1000 photographs span 50 years of Evans's career. The text places the collection in the context of the photographer's career and his development as an artist, as well as in the broader context of the culture of his time.Read Less
Used-Very Good. The J. Paul Getty Museum holds nearly 1, 200 prints by master photographer Walker Evans, spanning four decades of his professional life. Many of them have never before been published. This catalogue brings together all of the museum's material on Evans. Included are images both familiar, such as his photographs of tenant farmers in the 1930s, and unfamiliar, such as those he made in Florida in the 1940s and his late Polaroid studies from the 1970s. Keller's lively text provides essential background on the major phases of Evans's artistic development, and a wealth of biographical and bibliographical information. Altogether, this book immediately becomes one of the essential studies of this American master's long and influential career. slight tanning of pages.
4to. 410 pages printed on slick heavy high quality paper. 1192 numbered entries of Walker photographs in the Getty Museum collection. Photos for most all minus # 939, 942, 1127, 1129, 1131 which have been neatly cut out. 1.138 duotone and 31 color illustrations. Extensive bibliography. Ex-library with just a few small stamps to indicate this. 4to. Grey cloth stamped in black. 11 1/2" x 9 3/4". xxii, 410 pages printed on high quality bright slick paper. Tight, clean and sharp. Dustjacket cover attached at endpages. With the exception of the cutouts ths volume is in excellent condition.
Near Fine in near fine jacket. 1995 Hardcover linen 4to, 11.25 x 9.75 inches. Near fine with subtle tanning to page edges, in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Contents are clean and unmarked. Oversize volume, may require additional shipping.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Used Hardcover. Dust jacket is protected with a clear cellophane wrapper. Pages are quite sunned around edges. Binding is sound; pages are tight; text and illustrations are clear. AF.
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