Juxtapoz Magazine – Anastasia Samoylova and Walker Evans: A Photo-Dialogue on Florida Past and Present


Juxtapoz Magazine - Anastasia Samoylova and Walker Evans: A Photo-Dialogue on Florida Past and Present

Juxtapoz Magazine – Anastasia Samoylova and Walker Evans: A Photo-Dialogue on Florida Past and Present

Sunshine state. Swampland paradise. Tourist aspiration. Real-estate racket. Refuge of excess. Political swing-state. Sub-tropical fever dream. With fo…

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Sunshine state. Swampland paradise. Tourist aspiration. Real-estate racket. Refuge of excess. Political swing-state. Sub-tropical fever dream. With forms of nature and culture found nowhere else, Florida is unique. It is also among the most elusive and misunderstood of places. Anastasia Samoylova has photographed Florida on intensive road trips. Walker Evans (1903–75) photographed it over four decades. Twisting the visual clichés, these two remarkably discerning observers convey Florida’s dizzying combination of fantasy and reality.


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