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Walker Evans. Citizen in Downtown Havana 1933 Gelatin silver print 25.1 x 20.1 cm National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Gift of Phyllis Lambert, Montreal, 1982 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Walker Evans (1903-1975) American photographer known for his 8"x10" plates for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Student at the Sorbonne, writer at Time magazine, editor at Fortune magazine and Professor at Yale. His entire work is © The Metropolitan Museum of Art


I like this picture because of the detailed background behind the guy who looks like he is sitting in a chair. The magnifying glass makes the photo look mysterious.