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Walker EVANS (1903-1975)

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Empathy and discretion characterise the work of Walker EVANS (1903-1975) who accumulated thousands of photographs of 20th century America. In his own personal search for truth he rejected subjectivity, focusing on lonely souls, although not without a certain lyricism. From 26 April to 14 August 2017, the Centre Pompidou in Paris is organising his first […]

Under the humble title “Les Rencontres de la Photographie”, the annual festival of photography in France’s southern town of Arles represents one of the largest events dedicated to photography in Europe.

After its Asian week, the Big Apple is preparing for a week of photography sales with more than 1,400 lots being offered between late September and early October.For three days, the “classics” of the photography medium will

The photojournalism market is booming. Turnover at auction has risen by more than 250% in 10 years, and the trend is strong in the USA, France and the UK.For many years photojournalism was considered a secondary form of art, much like scientific or ethnographic photography. Since the 1950s however it has become well established, partly thanks to World Press Photo, with its annual contest celebrating the year’s best journalistic photographs, and a number of exhibitions underlining the news photo’s dual role as documentary testimony and aesthetic artefact.

Edward STEICHEN, Cecil BEATON, Henri CARTIER-BRESSON, Robert CAPA, Raymond DEPARDON, Robert DOISNEAU, Walker EVANS, Dorothea LANGE, Marc RIBOUD are some of the biggest names in photojournalism, which for many years was considered a secondary form of art, much like scientific or ethnographic photography. Photojournalists bear witness to their time, using the camera to capture the real. Their photos have an important impact culturally as they become part of our collective memory, mainly through dissemination by the media.

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Walker EVANS (1903-1975) (United states) is an artist born in 1903 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a photography sold in 1986, at Sotheby's, and the most recent auction result is a photography sold in 2019. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on 2,057 auction results. Especially: painting, print-multiple, sculpture-volume, photography. 2 art works by artist Walker EVANS (1903-1975) will soon be available in auction rooms. , sold by 2 Artprice store(s).
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