Walker Evans

Recent articles about Walker Evans

Instant object of desire


A Polaroid photo’s aura of ephemeral uniqueness lies in its small white frame and supercharged surface. Photo Critique by Rick Poynor

Still standing and outstanding

Issue 89, Winter 2014


The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St Louis, Missouri, in the spring of…

Energy and emotion


Aperture’s new series of photography books may prove to be an essential educational resource for serious smartphone snappers

Photographer as page maker


David Campany’s examination of Walker Evans’ freewheeling magazine work – for Fortune, Architectural Forum, Life, and others – is a revelation. Photo Critique by Rick Poynor

Surface wreckage

Issue 34, Winter 1999


Three books showing accidental collages of torn posters an other random marks revive interest in a style of image-making drawn from the city streets