No worthwhile art ever escapes at least some controversy of some kind from some people at some time. Even Ansel Adams, whom no one would likely consider controversial, was no stranger to controversy himself. In the 1940s, Adams produced a series of photog
All significant art and every significant artist at some point make people uncomfortable, and even angry. So it is no surprise that notable Japanese Street photographer Tatsuo Suzuki, founder of the photography collective Void Tokyo and former Fujifilm X-Photographer, found himself mired in a controversy of his own.
“Daily News reporters who tried to speak to city employees at rescue sites were denied information and told no one was authorized to talk to them except for the mayor and city manager,” the paper reported.
“It’s the worst thing the city could do. Those who will suffer most are evacuees,” Publisher Dolph Tillotson said in the story. “The media will have to turn to other sources that might be less reliable. I can’t imagine a dumber move under these extreme circumstances.”