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ItemID: #39786
Cost: $800.00

Message from the Interior

Walker Evans


EVANS, Walker. Message from the Interior. New York: The Eakins Press, (1966). Square folio, original black paper wrapper, printed paper label. $800.

First edition, with 12 tissue-guarded full-page photogravures from photographs of the American heartland made by Evans from 1931 to 1962.

“It is the particularization of the universal that is important… It is the unique field of the artist and Evans is an artist. It is ourselves we see, ourselves lifted from a parochial setting. We see what we have not heretofore realized, ourselves made worthy in our anonymity” (William Carlos Williams). With an afterword by John Szarkowski.

Faint stain to paper label, wrappers about-fine. Photographs in fine condition.

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