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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W hen I was in London I visited the Photographers’ Gallery, London’s pioneer space for the study and enjoyment of photography. It’s celebrating its 50th birthday, having opened in the days when most critics, curators, and art historians considered photography low-end art, if they thought of it as art at all. “All you have to do is click,” snoots believed. What they really hate is the camera’s threat to elitism. Most anyone can use it. Anyone and anything is, potentially, a subject. Praise the Lord, I’m not a snob, a snoot, or a clodhopper posing as a connoisseur.

(Alex Fradkin for ICP)

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