WALKER EVANS PHOTO EXHIBIT POSTER
27 "W x 37"H
Date: 2000 / Photographer: Walker Evans
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This poster advertises an exhibition of the photographs of Walker Evans at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston in 2000-2001.
The photograph is identified on the poster as "Church, Beaufort, South Carolina," dated 1936. It is part of the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The photograph appears in a book titled Walker Evans Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938 and is identified in this book as "Negroes' Church, South Carolina March 1936."
Walker Evans (1903-1975) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression. He is considered to be one of the leading photographers in the history of American documentary photography.