Flipping through Anthology, one imbibes the spirit of Aperture. But one also traces the history of photography, beginning with its critical turning point in the 1950s, when art photography reclaimed its autonomy despite the crushing wave of photojournalism, which flooded illustrated magazines like Life. It was understood as a language, notably under the impetus of Minor White, who revolutionized the teaching of photography, then in its infancy, with a course called Visual Communication.
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