Walker Evans.
Havana, 1933.

Photographs by Walker Evans.
Pantheon, New York, 1989. 112 pp., 80 duotones, 8¼x11".
These photographs, taken just a few years before Evans was hired by Roy Stryker for the Farm Security Administration, were originally produced for Carleton Beals' The Crime of Cuba, and provide a powerful documentation of the full range of life in the vibrant and politically turbulent Havana of the 1930s. "All the hallmarks of Evans' mature style, its gritty directness, immediacy, and feeling for the common man, are strikingly in evidence here."--the publisher.
About the Ltd Edition
This limited edtion of 50 clothbound copies of Walker Evans: Havana 1933 includes a separate silver print, a street portrait, Havana Citizen (7x3-3/4). Only 200 copies of Havanna 1933 have been bound in cloth and only 50 copies of these are being offered for sale. Each copy is blindstamped Walker Evans Estate on the title page. The book brings together for the first time over 80 stunning images of pre-revolutionary Cuba. These photographs were made several years before Evans and James Agee collaborated to produce their classic book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and is Evans' first major body of work.

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