Garry Winogrand is considered a grandfather of the street photography genre. His show “Women are Beautiful” is on display at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa through December 31.
- The new genre arose in the second half of the 20th century when technology made cameras better and smaller.
- Many of the photographs are of women in everyday life in New York City.
- The candid pictures are considered of great documentary value.
- The photos were also controversial. They showed the sexual qualities in women— which was considered revolutionary at that time.
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