Exhibitions

WALKER EVANS AND JAMES AGEE: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN

UT Downtown Gallery / 106 S. Gay St. June 4 - May 4th (Reception: June 4 4:00pm - 7:00pm)

Walker Evans, James Agee

Walker Evans’ photographs made for James Agee’s classic work, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, served as the culmination of Evans’ talents as well as the realistic portrayal of the conditions of the American tenant farmer during the 1930s. Walker Evans’ images revolutionized the standards of documentary photography.

This exhibition includes 50 framed photographs printed by the Library of Congress from Evans’ original negatives.