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Walker Evans & Magritte at MoMA

October 24, 2013

Tags: Walker Evans, Magritte, MoMA

Joe's Auto Graveyard, near Bethlehem, PA, 1936 (the picture itself says 1935)
Dropped by MoMA this afternoon to breeze through two shows & look even more briefly at a couple of others (Hopper, a chair made of white corrugated paper).

Luckily, Johnny's a member so the claustrophobia was a little lessened by getting waved through the long lines. I found it hard to be alone with the art when there was so little space to stare & absorb.

Predictably I liked Walker Evans's junkyards & old cars the best. As I've written before, I find shabby to be both soothing & inspiring. (more…)