Friday, December 16, 2005
BY KEN JOHNSON @ THE NEW YORK TIMES
For a long time, supporters of fine-art photography tried to raise it above its more vulgar photographic kin. Since the 1960's, however, a counterdevelopment has seen collectors and curators avidly seeking popular or vernacular forms of photography: commercial studio portraits, snapshots, postcards, film stills and other sorts of kitsch sold by the bagful at flea markets and on eBay.
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