Walker Evans

Walker Evans

Fellow: Awarded 1940
Field of Study: Photography
Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: Photography
Fellow: Awarded 1959
Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1940

EVANS, WALKER: Appointed for the making of record photographs of contemporary American subjects; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1940.

Born November 3, 1903, at St. Louis, Missouri. Education: Williams College, 1922-23; Sorbonne, 1926.

One-man show, Museum of Modern Art, 1938. Exhibited in Annual Exhibitions of Contemporary American Photography, Philadelphia, 1930 and 1931; Exhibition of Photographs for Art and Industry, New York, 1931; Brooklyn Museum, 1932; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1933; College Art Association Exhibition, New York, 1936; Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1937.

Represented in the permanent collections of Smith College, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Fogg Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Illustrated The Bridge by Hart Crane, 1930; The Crime of Cuba by Carleton Beals, 1933; African Negro Art, 1935.

Publication: American Photographs, 1938.


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