Every art form has a few rare individuals who achieve a confluence of mass appeal with genuine groundbreaking art. Those special few, who reach and touch many, but who also forever change the cultural landscape, and ultimately the way their craft is practiced. 20th century music has Louis Armstrong and Igor Stravinsky, Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix. 20th century photography has Art Kane. My father’s contributions to the development of modern photography are numerous and dramatic and created seismic waves in the photographic world, the reverberations of which are still being felt to this day.
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