Walker Evans

Walker Evans

Born: November 3, 1903

Died: April 10, 1975

Nationality: American

Occupation: Photographer

Biography: Walker Evans was an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans's work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8x10-inch camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are literate, authoritative, transcendent.