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Throughout history, photography has been considered a medium of truth-telling. Originally photography was expected to be technically perfect in order to be considered truthful. But, in1958, Robert Frank's seminal work, , broke away from this tradition. Documenting the darker side of life in the USA in the1950s, he captured the uglier parts of American society from an

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