Sunday, March 22, 2009

Star Pressing Club, Mississippi, 1936: Walker Evans






There was always filth, someone had to touch it, love it, lest it fade like the traces, eons after, at great distance, of a burnt-out star.


Image from here. Caption:
February 1936. Vicksburg, Mississippi. "Negro shop fronts. Laundry and barber shop." Large-format nitrate negative by Walker Evans.



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Sharon Gerald said...

I'm not sure Vicksburg has changed much. Great photo.

T.R. Hummer said...

Well, you can't go wrong with Walker Evans.

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