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Whether he is an artist or not, the photographer is a joyous sensualist, for the simple reason that the eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.  - Walker Evans
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Born: November 3, 1903

Died: April 10, 1975 (aged 71)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Photographer

Bio: 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.

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