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From Walker Evans to Roger Ballen

“What I
believe is really good in the so-called documentary approach to
photography is the addition of lyricism….[this quality] is
usually produced unconsciously and even unintentionally and accidentally
by the cameraman.”

-Walker Evans,
lecture, Yale University, 1964

Via

Walker Evans, from Now Let Us Praise Famous Men, 1941

walkerevanspraisewal.jpgRoger Ballen, Encroachment, 2001

rogerballenwall.jpg

Comments

  1. Lyricism is just the right word. I like these two artists together.

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