Walker Evans

(American, 1903 - 1975)

debris on a manhole cover, new york, 1968 by walker evans

Walker Evans

Debris on a Manhole Cover, New York, 1968

untitled (children in a vacant lot /

Walker Evans

Untitled (Children in a Vacant Lot / "Church of God in Christ" Signage on brick wall), Chicago, 1946

Biografie

Chronologie

1903
Born: St. Louis, Missouri (November 3)
1922
Graduates from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Attends Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts for a year.
1941
Receives the Guggenheim Fellowship.
1959
Evans receives his second Guggenheim Fellowship award.
1968
Receives honorary degree from Williams College. Becomes Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Letters.
1973
Received Grant from Mark Rothko Foundation.
1975
Died: New Haven, Connecticut (April 10)

Ausstellungen

2005
"Walker Evans: African Art," Gallery Luisotti. Santa Monica, California, November 13 - January 8, 2005. -solo
1966
Szarkowski, John, curator. "Walker Evans: Subway Photographs," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York, October 5-December 11, 1966. -solo
"Walker Evans," Robert Schoelkopf Gallery. New York, New York. December 16-January 7, 1967. -solo
1964
Edwards, Hugh, curator. "Walker Evans," The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, November 13-January 10, 1965. -solo
1962
"Walker Evans: American Photographs," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. June 8-August 14, 1962. -solo
1948
"Walker Evans Retrospective," The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, November 14-January 4, 1948. -solo
1938
"Walker Evans: American Photographs," Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York, September 28-November 18, 1938. -solo
1935
"African Negro Art: A Corpus of Photographs by Walker Evans," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. March 18-May 19, 1935. -solo
1933
"Walker Evans: Photographs of Nineteenth-Century Houses," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York, November 16-December 8, 1933. -solo