Thursday, 25 June 2009

once i read

© walker evans

At the time, he was beginning to think that the possibilities of his medium were limitless and that no other photographer was taking advantage of its most valuable quality: its ability to describe the extraordinary visual reality of their own day. In the street, on the subway, everywhere he looked, there was movement, gesture, irony, emotion.

Belinda Rathbone in Walker Evans, a biography - Mariner Books

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