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Lee Friedlander

Looking Back – The Commentary

A while back, in mid September I posted a collection of 14 photographs from the old masters and asked anyone to offer their comments on any of them. Two readers offered their comments, thank you Sal and Jude. There is another point worth speculating here. I say speculating because¬† I don't want to generalize too much based on a lack of comments. However, the idea of reading … [Read More...]

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