Google the words "Lee Friedlander" and "genius," and one of the first things that pops up is a discussion — a yearlong one — debating the photographer's merits. Detractors accuse him of being overrated, overhyped, amateurish ("You've got to work hard if you wanna be as bad as Friedlander"), and boring ("Most of the stuff of his that I have seen has left me with, well, with nothing"). Fans, meanwhile, say he's on par with the greatest photographers who've ever lived, with one advocate saying Friedlander "has help[ed] change the way we see, and what we bother to take... More >>>