Was John Szarkowski the most influential person in 20th-century photography? | Sean O’Hagan | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

“An insightful critic as well as a visionary curator, Szarkowski filled New York’s Museum of Modern Art with the colour photography of William Eggleston, and championed the transgressive work of Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander. Everyone who cares about photography is in his debt.”

Szarkowski championed photographers like Garry Winogrand, whose New York (1969) is currently on show at Tate Modern’s Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera

Was John Szarkowski the most influential person in 20th-century photography? | Sean O’Hagan | Art and design | guardian.co.uk.

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