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Of Time and Place: Walker Evans and William Christenberry

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Paperback, 88 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Friends of Photography (first published June 1990)
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Amber
I first came across an Christenbery's work in an exhibition in Cincinnati 10-11 years ago. It was a captivating experience. I had walked into the gallery with little more than circumstantial curiosity, but walked out with a deep attachment to the structures and places that Christenberry has faithfully photographed over decades. It was a remarkable conversion that I witnessed in myself and speaks to the commitment to place that drives much of Christenberry's imagery. This book puts his work into ...more
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Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans's work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8x10-inch camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are "literate, authoritative, transcendent".

Many of his wo
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