Garry Winogrand and Jeff Walls: photography in two phases
Peter Schjeldahl | The New Yorker | 6th May 2019
Winogrand, “the all time champion of street photography” captured telling moments in real life. Wall, and others from the next generation, mostly use actors and props to create staged images. What accounts for this shift? Even though society is awash with personal data the writer thinks it is about privacy: society no longer tolerates the “impugnity” of the street photographer.