Beauties of the Common Tool

A portfolio by Walker Evans
Fortune, July 1955

Who would sully the lines of the tin-cutting shears... with a single added bend or whorl? Or clothe in any way the fine naked impression of heft and bite in the crescent wrench? ...not much can be done to spoil a crate opener, that nobly ferocious statement in black steel. —W.E.

Previously: "The Art Spirit"

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