Walker Evans

American (Saint Louis, Missouri, 1903 - 1975, New Haven, Connecticut)

Billboards and Frame Houses, Atlanta, Georgia

photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Billboards and Frame Houses, Atlanta, Georgia

    Walker Evans, Billboards and Frame Houses, Atlanta, Georgia, 1936; gelatin silver print, 7 5/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (19.37 cm x 23.5 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Van Deren Coke;

7 5/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (19.37 cm x 23.5 cm)
Acquired 1980
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Van Deren Coke


movie posters, Carole Lombard, Ann Shirley, Chatterbox, Love Before Breakfast, black eyes, actresses, advertising, contrasts, siding, wires, sidewalks, streets, roads

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