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Walker Evans visits the New York Public Library

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In 1949 noted photographer Walker Evans visited the New York Library and began shooting. When he was done 68 images where in the bag. Now thanks to the recent release of a treasure trove of hundreds of thousands of digital images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art we get a front seat.

The library acquired Walker Evans archive in 1994.


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See the entire shoot here:

Walker Evans | [68 Views of New Y rk Public Library…The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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