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American photographs

by Walker Evans

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Published by Museum of Modern Art, Distributed by New York Graphic Society Books in New York, N.Y, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Photography, Artistic,
    • United States -- Pictorial works,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932 -- Pictorial works,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWalker Evans ; with an essay by Lincoln Kirstein.
      ContributionsKirstein, Lincoln, 1907-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169 .E85 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2065865M
      ISBN 100870702378, 0870702386
      LC Control Number88062926
      OCLC/WorldCa19257752

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The photographs were notable for their distanced view of both high and low strata of American her: Robert Delpire, Grove Press, Steidl. In case casual readers thought they could flit randomly among the images in Walker Evans’s “American Photographs,” Lincoln Kirstein provided a cautionary note in all caps: THE REPRODUCTIONS PRESENTED IN THIS BOOK ARE INTENDED TO BE LOOKED AT IN THEIR GIVEN SEQUENCE.

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etc. the book is pages short - maybeat the least.4/5. Museum one hundred of these photographs, and Evans included several images or close variants in American Photographs (see Part Two, Nos.

26–28, 32, 33, and 35). Despite their sharing a title, the exhibition and book are hardly synonymous. The exhi-bition featured one hundred prints, of which only about half are reproduced in the book.

Exhibition. –Mar 9, This installation celebrates the 75th anniversary of the first one-person photography exhibition at MoMA, and the accompanying landmark publication that established the potential of the photographer’s book as an indivisible work of art.

Together and separately, through these projects Walker Evans created a collective portrait of the Eastern United.

About this Item: The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. With essays from Lincoln Kirstein and Sarah Hermanson Meister,this seventy-fifth anniversary edition of American Photographs, made with new reproductions, recreates the original edition as closely as possible to make the landmark publication available for a.

American Photographs has fallen out of print for long periods of time since it was first published, and even subsequent editions--two of which altered the design and typography of the book in small but significant ways--are often available only at libraries and rare bookstores.

This version, like the fiftieth-anniversary edition produced by the /5(). This is the photo book that redefined what a photo book could be — personal, poetic, real. First published inRobert Frank’s masterpiece still holds up — the selection of photos, and their sequence and pacing is fresh, rich, generous, and stunning.

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American photographs. [New York] The Museum of Modern Art [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walker Evans; Lincoln Kirstein; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),; Spiral Press. Other articles where American Photographs is discussed: Walker Evans: The Farm Security Administration: in New York City published American Photographs to accompany a retrospective exhibition of Evans’s work to that time.

The book’s 87 pictures were made between and and selected by Evans. It is remarkable that more than a third of the pictures were made during the brief. American Photographs, first published by The Museum of Modern Art inis the purest and most complete expression of his cool, unblinking vision.

the eighty-seven photographs reproduced on its pages are as relevant and essential as ever, with Lincoln Kirstein's essay as their eloquent foil.The Seventy-Fifth-Anniversary edition of American Photographs closely follows the first edition, from its cover, size, and paper to the photographic edit, print tone, and text.

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