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News - December 6, 2013

Photography's eternal debate

"Is photography art?" Exhibit focuses on an early artist with strong views

by Rebecca Wallace

With his gentle images of English rustic life, Peter Henry Emerson hardly seems like an artist in the midst of a major art-world debate. Yet the young woman peeling potatoes, the fields and fens, the seaside sunsets are his gauntlets thrown down in black and white.

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