Why street photography is facing a moment of truth | Art and design | The Observer

It took root in New York in the 60s and 70s with compelling images of street life that captured the heart of the city. But anxieties about privacy, terrorism, and paedophilia have conspired to make the art of street photography ever more difficult. Sean OHagan recalls the movements heyday and charts todays pioneers

via Why street photography is facing a moment of truth | Art and design | The Observer.

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~ by Gary Austin on April 20, 2010.

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