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The hungry eye : Walker Evans

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Summary:The stark, deceptively simple photographs of Walker Evans have become a part of America's collective memory, forever capturing the places and faces of times long gone. In this program, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez outlines Evans' life while talking with Jeff Rosenheim, curator of photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Evans' close friend William Christenberry, about the late photographer's approach to his art, his collaboration with writer James Agee on Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, his love of advertising signage, and other topics.
Contributor:Suarez, Ray, 1957-
Rosenheim, Jeff
Christenberry, William, 1936-
Provider:Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation
Photographers -- United States -- Biography
Genre:Documentary television programs
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Fine Arts
Films@UM Browse terms:Fine Arts, Photography
Collection:Films@UM
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