Two exhibitions explore the work of American photographer Walker Evans (1903-75),
his sources and influences. Together, the exhibitions comprise more than 350 works
by 100 artists over the past 150 years.
Walker Evans & Company: Works from The Museum of Modern Art (July 10 - September 16, 2001),
organized by The Museum of Modern Art in New York, focuses on Evans's impact on other
artists. It displays his photographs alongside nearly 200 photographs, paintings,
sculptures, and prints by other artists.
The American Tradition & Walker Evans:
Photographs from the Getty Collection (July 10 - October 28, 2001) brings together
more than 100 photographs from the Getty Museum's own collection. It illuminates how
photographers working before and around Evans uniquely captured and defined quintessential
Image credit: Walker Evans, Girl in Fulton Street, New
York (detail), 1929. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the
photographer. Scan © The Museum of Modern Art, New York.