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Former Museum Photography Curator Dies

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Former Museum Photography Curator Dies

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Former Museum Photography Curator Dies

Former Museum Photography Curator Dies

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John Szarkowski, a photographer and former chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, has died. Szarkowski was a major influence in photography world in the latter half of the 20th century. Peter Galassi, the current chief curator of photography at the museum, talks to Madeleine Brand about his former boss and mentor.

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