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Szarkowski, John

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Personal name headingSzarkowski, John
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Variant(s)Szarkowski, Thaddeus John
Birth date1925
Death date2007
Found inHis The idea of Louis Sullivan, 1956.
His Irving Penn, c1984: t.p. (John Szarkowski) jacket (dir. of Dept. of Photography, Museum of Modern Art; b. 1925)
New York times WWW site, July 9, 2007 (John Szarkowski; b. Thaddeus John Szarkowski, Dec. 18, 1925, Ashland, Wis.; d. Saturday [July 7, 2007], Pittsfield, Mass., aged 81; curator who almost single-handedly elevated photography's status in the last half-century to that of a fine art, making his case in seminal writings and landmark exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York)