Walker Evans: License Photo Studio, New York, 1934 This photograph displays Walker Evans’ increasingly assured ability to construct meaning out of the juxtaposition of pictorial elements. Here they extend from the hands pointing to the doorway, to the crazy quilt of signs papered across the building’s facade, to graffiti scrawled among the signs. Many of Evans’ most sophisticated photographs from the period have a rebuslike quality, disclosing previously unnoticed connecti...
Robert Frank, Be Happy, Mabou, 1977
Robert Frank, London, 1951
Photo of book cover: The Americans This is terrific gift idea. Great photos from 1955-56.
Robert Frank Los Angeles 1956 “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.”