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Walker Evans

Walker Evans in 1937
Born (1903-11-03)November 3, 1903
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died April 10, 1975(1975-04-10) (aged 71)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Nationality American
Notable work American Photographs (1938)
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941)
Many Are Called (1966)

Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.
Walker Evans
It’s the way to educate your eyes. Stare. Pry, listen eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.
Walker Evans
Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.
Walker Evans