Photography: The Reigning Eye Of His Generation

A Manhattan show honors a rule breaker

Look once at the photographs of Garry Winogrand and you might think the man was all thumbs. But look twice: he had his finger on something special. This ; week, four years after his death at 56, Winogrand is being honored by Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art with a retrospective that is more a coronation than a memorial. The kingmaker is John Szarkowski, MOMA's vastly influential photography curator, who has spent two decades praising and unpuzzling Winogrand's headlong pictures. For the final section of this 190- print summation of Winogrand's career, Szarkowski even had developed more than 2,500 rolls of film...

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