Walker Evans

  • Calendar

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    May 7, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2005

    It Will Stand

    Hard week, obviously. The following short list of some of my favorite New Orleans records, books, movies, and plays does in fact trivialize the effects of hurricane Katrina. It's meant in tribute. Here's the Red Cross link. King Oliver, "Dipper Mouth Blues" Jelly Roll Morton, "Grandpa's Spells" ... More >>

  • Arts

    November 10, 2004
  • Arts

    November 19, 2003

    While You Were Sleeping

    Mike Melman's photographs take us to that most foreign of countries: the middle of the night

  • Books

    December 11, 2002

    You Are Not Alone

    In a south Minneapolis neighborhood, there are signs in the air

  • Art

    December 4, 2002

    The World Is Also A Dream

    Manuel Alvarez bravo kept cheerful company with ambiguity

  • News

    June 28, 2000


    Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.

  • Arts

    July 15, 1998

    Exiled from Main Street

    William Finnegan's Cold New World maps the topography of dispossession

  • Arts

    February 25, 1998

    A Choice of Weapons

    After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals, his sympathies have often remained with those who went the other way.